African swine fever,
Serbia
Information received on 23/09/2020 from Dr Emina Milakara, DVM, Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management, Belgrade, Serbia
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 4
Date of start of the event 03/01/2020
Date of confirmation of the event 03/01/2020
Report date 24/09/2020
Date submitted to OIE 23/09/2020
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Laboratory (basic)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (17/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 1 (31/01/2020)
Follow-up report No. 2 (14/02/2020)
Follow-up report No. 3 (23/09/2020)
Follow-up report No. 4 (24/09/2020)
New outbreaks (15)
Outbreak 1 (18275) Vrandol, Bela Palanka, Pirotski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 29/06/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 10 10 6 4 0
Outbreak 2 (18277) Vrandol, Bela Palanka, Pirotski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 29/06/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 1 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 3 (18276) Vrandol, Bela Palanka, Pirotski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 29/06/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 1 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 4 (18290) Crvena Reka, Bela Palanka, Pirotski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 02/07/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 3 3 0 3 0
Outbreak 5 (18291) Crvena Reka, Bela Palanka, Pirotski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 02/07/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 1 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 6 (18292) Crvena Reka, Bela Palanka, Pirotski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 02/07/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 1 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 7 (18293) Crvena Reka, Bela Palanka, Pirotski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 02/07/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 1 1 0 1 0
Outbreak 8 (18294) Crvena Reka, Bela Palanka, Pirotski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 02/07/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 2 1 0 2 0
Outbreak 9 (18295) Crvena Reka, Bela Palanka, Pirotski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 02/07/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 4 1 0 4 0
Outbreak 10 (18296) Crvena Reka, Bela Palanka, Pirotski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 02/07/2020
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 0 2 0
Outbreak 11 (18297) Crvena Reka, Bela Palanka, Pirotski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 02/07/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 14 1 0 14 0
Outbreak 12 (18298) Veta, Bela Palanka, Pirotski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 02/07/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 147 16 1 146 0
Outbreak 13 (18528) Aleksandrovac, Negotin, Borski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 15/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 4 1 0 4 0
Outbreak 14 (18529) Aleksandrovac, Negotin, Borski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 15/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 3 1 0 3 0
Outbreak 15 (18530) Aleksandrovac, Negotin, Borski, Srbija
Date of start of the outbreak 15/09/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 14 2 0 14 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 15
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 208 43 7 201 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 20.67% 3.37% 16.28% 100.00%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
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
  • Zoning
  • 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
Institute of Veterinary Medicine of Serbia (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 15/09/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations