African swine fever,
Mongolia
Information received on 27/01/2019 from Dr Tumendemberel Dorjnyam, Director General, Chief Veterinary Officer, General Authority for Veterinary Services, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Summary
Report type Follow-up report No. 2
Date of start of the event 09/01/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 10/01/2019
Report date 27/01/2019
Date submitted to OIE 27/01/2019
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 (5)
Outbreak 1 Shireen nuruu, 6 bag, Darkhan soum, Darkhan-Uul
Date of start of the outbreak 15/01/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (10/02/2019)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 73 24 24 49 0
Outbreak 2 Belendalai, 2 bag, Orkhon soum, Selenge
Date of start of the outbreak 15/01/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (03/03/2019)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 78 12 12 66 0
Outbreak 3 Khailaast 98, 2 bag, Mandal soum, Selenge
Date of start of the outbreak 19/01/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (27/03/2019)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 279 279 318 0
Outbreak 4 Soumiin tuv, 2 bag, Tsagaannuur soum, Selenge
Date of start of the outbreak 24/01/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/03/2019)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 32 5 5 27 0
Outbreak 5 Soumiin tuv, 1 bag, Sant soum, Selenge
Date of start of the outbreak 24/01/2019
Outbreak status Resolved (04/03/2019)
Epidemiological unit Backyard
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 5 1 1 4 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 5
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 188 321 321 464 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
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Disinfection
  • Zoning
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Quarantine
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Vaccination permitted (if a vaccine exists)
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • Stamping out
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Animal Production & Health Laboratory (joint FAO/IAEA laboratories) (Foreign laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 24/01/2019 Positive
State Central Veterinary Laboratory (National laboratory) Swine reverse transcription - polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) 13/01/2019 Positive
The Pirbright Institute (OIE Reference Laboratory) Swine real-time PCR 24/01/2019 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations