African swine fever,
Romania
Information received on 27/11/2020 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. 52
Date of start of the event 11/10/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 18/10/2019
Report date 27/11/2020
Date submitted to OIE 27/11/2020
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 a defined zone within the 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)
Follow-up report No. 44 (02/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 45 (09/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 46 (16/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 47 (23/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 48 (30/10/2020)
Follow-up report No. 49 (06/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 50 (13/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 51 (24/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 52 (27/11/2020)
Follow-up report No. 53 (04/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 54 (11/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 55 (18/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 56 (24/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 57 (28/12/2020)
Follow-up report No. 58 (08/01/2021)
Follow-up report No. 59 (15/01/2021)
Follow-up report No. 60 (22/01/2021)
Follow-up report No. 61 (22/01/2021)
New outbreaks (6)
Outbreak 1 Dileu Vechi, Mures
Date of start of the outbreak 14/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Other
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 11 11 0 0
Affected population Eleven dead domestic pigs, on the public domain.
Outbreak 2 Apold, Sibiu
Date of start of the outbreak 15/11/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (19/11/2020)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1
Outbreak 3 Hamba, Sibiu
Date of start of the outbreak 15/11/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (20/11/2020)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1
Outbreak 4 Floresti, Cluj
Date of start of the outbreak 16/11/2020
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not provided)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 16 16 2 14 0
Outbreak 5 Intregalde, Alba
Date of start of the outbreak 17/11/2020
Outbreak status Resolved (18/11/2020)
Epidemiological unit Natural park
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 1 1
Outbreak 6 Urca, Cluj
Date of start of the outbreak 18/11/2020
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 2 0 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 6
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 18 29 15 14 0
Wild boar:Sus scrofa(Suidae) 3 3
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine ** ** 51.72% **
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
  • Disinfection
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Stamping out
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Movement control inside the country
  • 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) Wild boar real-time PCR 19/11/2020 Positive
Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Laboratory (LSVSA), Cluj (Local laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 09/11/2020 Positive
Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Laboratory (LSVSA), Cluj (Local laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 11/11/2020 Positive
Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Laboratory (LSVSA), Cluj (Local laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 17/11/2020 Positive
Sanitary Veterinary and Food Safety Laboratory (LSVSA), Cluj (Local laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 11/11/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine direct immunofluorescence (DIF) test 04/11/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine direct immunofluorescence (DIF) test 05/11/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine direct immunofluorescence (DIF) test 13/11/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine direct immunofluorescence (DIF) test 19/11/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine direct immunofluorescence (DIF) test 19/11/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 03/11/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Wild boar direct immunofluorescence (DIF) test 20/11/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 11/11/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 17/11/2020 Positive
Institute for Diagnosis and Animal Health (National laboratory) Wild boar real-time PCR 18/11/2020 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations