Equine infectious anaemia,
Information received on 03/08/2020 from Dr Lajos Bognár, Deputy State Secretary Chief Veterinary Officer, Food Chain Safety Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Budapest, Hungary
Report type Follow-up report No. 4
Date of start of the event 05/06/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 24/06/2020
Report date 03/08/2020
Date submitted to OIE 03/08/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 14/01/2020
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Equine infectious anaemia virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (24/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (09/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (21/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (23/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (03/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 5 (18/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 6 (02/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 7 (21/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 8 (06/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 9 (26/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 10 (17/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 11 (21/01/2021)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments 2 more horses showed clinical signs and tested positive on the holding in Bács-Kiskun county. Both were killed.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Disinfection
  • Quarantine
  • Screening
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Selective killing and disposal
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Veterinary Diagnostic Directorate (National laboratory) Equidae antibody detection ELISA 20/07/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.