African swine fever,
Information received on 15/01/2019 from Dr Tumendemberel Dorjnyam, Director General, Chief Veterinary Officer, General Authority for Veterinary Services, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 09/01/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 10/01/2019
Report date 15/01/2019
Date submitted to OIE 15/01/2019
Date event resolved 27/03/2019
Reason for notification First occurrence of a listed disease in the country
Causal agent African swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to a defined zone within the country
Related reports Immediate notification (15/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (18/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (27/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (13/02/2019)
Follow-up report No. 4 (11/03/2019)
Follow-up report No. 5 (04/04/2019)
New outbreaks (1)
Outbreak 1 Gahain bair, Rashaant bag, Bulgan soum, Bulgan
Date of start of the outbreak 09/01/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (18/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 112 112 335 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 112 112 335 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine ** ** 100.00% **
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
**Not calculated because of missing information
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Quarantine
  • 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
State Central Veterinary Laboratory (National laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 10/01/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations