African swine fever,
Romania
Information received on 04/09/2020 from Dr Robert Viorel Chioveanu, President, Secretary of State, Chief Veterinary Officer, Veterinary Services, National Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Authority, Bucharest, Romania
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 40
Date of start of the event 06/10/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 18/10/2019
Report date 04/09/2020
Date submitted to OIE 04/09/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (25/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (30/10/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (07/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (12/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (28/11/2019)
Follow-up report No. 5 (06/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 6 (20/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 7 (30/12/2019)
Follow-up report No. 8 (10/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 9 (17/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 10 (20/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 11 (31/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 12 (07/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 13 (14/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 14 (28/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 15 (09/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 16 (20/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 17 (27/03/2020)
Follow-up report No. 18 (03/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 19 (10/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 20 (16/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 21 (24/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 22 (30/04/2020)
Follow-up report No. 23 (08/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 24 (15/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 25 (22/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 26 (29/05/2020)
Follow-up report No. 27 (05/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 28 (12/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 29 (19/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 30 (26/06/2020)
Follow-up report No. 31 (03/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 32 (10/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 33 (17/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 34 (31/07/2020)
Follow-up report No. 35 (07/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 36 (14/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 37 (18/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 38 (21/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 39 (28/08/2020)
Follow-up report No. 40 (04/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 41 (11/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 42 (21/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 43 (25/09/2020)
New outbreaks (8)
Outbreak 1 Craiesti, Mures
Date of start of the outbreak 17/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 21 21 2 19
Outbreak 2 Retis, Sibiu
Date of start of the outbreak 25/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 584 584 172 412
Outbreak 3 Garbova, Alba
Date of start of the outbreak 25/08/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (27/08/2020)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 2 2
Outbreak 4 Bazna, Sibiu
Date of start of the outbreak 26/08/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (28/08/2020)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1
Outbreak 5 Dambau, Mures
Date of start of the outbreak 27/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 2 2 1 1
Outbreak 6 Craiesti, Mures
Date of start of the outbreak 28/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 2 2 1 1
Outbreak 7 Sanmiclaus, Alba
Date of start of the outbreak 31/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 4 4 3 1
Outbreak 8 Sanmiclaus, Alba
Date of start of the outbreak 31/08/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 11 11 2 9
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 8
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 624 624 181 443
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 3 1 2
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 100.00% 29.01% 29.01% **
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) ** ** ** **
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Disinfection
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Laboratory (LSVSA), Alba (Local laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 19/08/2020 Positive
Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Laboratory (LSVSA), Alba (Local laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 28/08/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 14/08/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 18/08/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 21/08/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 22/08/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 25/08/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 27/08/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 27/08/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 31/08/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 02/09/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 02/09/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 03/09/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 03/09/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations