African swine fever,
Georgia
Information received on 05/06/2007 from Dr. Levan Ramishvili, Chairman of the Veterinary Union , Veterinary Union , Ministry of Agriculture , Tbilisi, Georgia
Summary
Report type Immediate notification
Date of start of the event 23/04/2007
Date of confirmation of the event 04/06/2007
Report date 05/06/2007
Date submitted to OIE 05/06/2007
Date event resolved 16/01/2008
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 (05/06/2007)
Follow-up report No. 1 (19/06/2007)
Follow-up report No. 2 (21/06/2007)
Follow-up report No. 3 (13/08/2007)
Follow-up report No. 4 (09/11/2007)
Follow-up report No. 5 (20/12/2007)
Follow-up report No. 6 (16/01/2008)
New outbreaks (49)
Outbreak 1 Poti, Samegrelo - Zemo Svaneti
Date of start of the outbreak 23/04/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 1500 100 100 20 0
Outbreak 2 Lanchkhuti, Lanchkhuti, Guria
Date of start of the outbreak 24/04/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 12400 4039 4039 346 0
Outbreak 3 Zugdidi, Zugdidi, Samegrelo - Zemo Svaneti
Date of start of the outbreak 26/04/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 42380 2943 2943 237 0
Outbreak 4 Senaki, Mtskheta-Mtianeti
Date of start of the outbreak 26/04/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 16073 2004 2004 114 0
Outbreak 5 Khobi, Khobi, Samegrelo - Zemo Svaneti
Date of start of the outbreak 27/04/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 15360 2683 2683 120 0
Outbreak 6 Tsalenjikha, Samegrelo - Zemo Svaneti
Date of start of the outbreak 27/04/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 8265 301 301 73 0
Outbreak 7 Martvili, Martvili, Samegrelo - Zemo Svaneti
Date of start of the outbreak 30/04/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 21714 615 615 137 0
Outbreak 8 Abasha, Abasha, Samegrelo - Zemo Svaneti
Date of start of the outbreak 30/04/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 10420 425 425 101 0
Outbreak 9 Chkhorotskhu, Chkhorotskhu, Samegrelo - Zemo Svaneti
Date of start of the outbreak 30/04/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 9020 96 96 102 0
Outbreak 10 Rustavi city, Rustavi city, Kvemo Kartli
Date of start of the outbreak 03/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 1700 279 279 0 0
Outbreak 11 Mtskheta, Mtskheta-Mtianeti
Date of start of the outbreak 07/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 2308 573 573 28 0
Outbreak 12 Akhalgori, Akhalgori, Mtskheta-Mtianeti
Date of start of the outbreak 08/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 890 593 593 15 0
Outbreak 13 Marneuli, Marneuli, Kvemo Kartli
Date of start of the outbreak 08/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 8050 423 423 17 0
Outbreak 14 Khoni, Imereti
Date of start of the outbreak 09/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 7754 2946 2946 86 0
Outbreak 15 Tianeti, Tianeti, Mtskheta-Mtianeti
Date of start of the outbreak 09/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 7922 5317 5317 2040 0
Outbreak 16 Samtredia, Samtredia, Imereti
Date of start of the outbreak 09/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 26074 3185 3185 218 0
Outbreak 17 Kaspi, Kaspi, Shida Kartli
Date of start of the outbreak 10/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 11000 26 26 0 0
Outbreak 18 Dusheti, Dusheti, Mtskheta-Mtianeti
Date of start of the outbreak 10/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 11381 7753 7753 1642 0
Outbreak 19 Kareli, Shida Kartli
Date of start of the outbreak 10/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 3307 82 82 10 0
Outbreak 20 Zestafoni, Zestafoni, Imereti
Date of start of the outbreak 11/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 18200 136 136 38 0
Outbreak 21 Gardabani, Gardabani, Kvemo Kartli
Date of start of the outbreak 11/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 22000 3481 3481 307 0
Outbreak 22 Kutaisi , Kutaisi city, Imereti
Date of start of the outbreak 11/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 1100 1036 1036 23 0
Outbreak 23 Dmanisi, Dmanisi, Kvemo Kartli
Date of start of the outbreak 11/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 2800 773 773 203 0
Outbreak 24 Mestia, Mestia, Samegrelo - Zemo Svaneti
Date of start of the outbreak 11/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 15690 1209 1209 311 0
Outbreak 25 Tkibuli, Tkibuli, Imereti
Date of start of the outbreak 12/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 5160 871 871 27 0
Outbreak 26 Khashuri, Khashuri, Shida Kartli
Date of start of the outbreak 12/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 3980 163 163 15 0
Outbreak 27 Tskaltubo, Tskaltubo, Imereti
Date of start of the outbreak 14/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 13280 443 443 22 0
Outbreak 28 Sachkhere, Sachkhere, Imereti
Date of start of the outbreak 14/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 10704 1252 1252 40 0
Outbreak 29 Vani, Vani, Imereti
Date of start of the outbreak 14/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 9537 768 768 95 0
Outbreak 30 Terjola, Terjola, Imereti
Date of start of the outbreak 14/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 6550 210 210 30 0
Outbreak 31 Khelvachauri, Khelvachauri, Adjara Autonomous Republic
Date of start of the outbreak 15/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 1042 27 27 0 0
Outbreak 32 Chiatura, Chiatura, Imereti
Date of start of the outbreak 15/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 9707 46 46 18 0
Outbreak 33 Tbilisi , Tbilisi city, Tbilisi
Date of start of the outbreak 16/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 985 265 265 240 0
Outbreak 34 TetriTskaro, TetriTskaro, Kvemo Kartli
Date of start of the outbreak 16/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 7000 397 397 37 0
Outbreak 35 Bolnisi, Bolnisi, Kvemo Kartli
Date of start of the outbreak 17/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 2500 231 231 54 0
Outbreak 36 Kvareli, Kvareli, Kakheti
Date of start of the outbreak 18/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 14000 9281 9281 4692 0
Outbreak 37 Akhalkalaki, Samtskhe-Javakheti
Date of start of the outbreak 23/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 10000 1 1 0 0
Outbreak 38 Ninotsminda, Samtskhe-Javakheti
Date of start of the outbreak 23/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 3000 9 9 0 0
Outbreak 39 Akhmeta, Akhmeta, Kakheti
Date of start of the outbreak 23/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 12000 2360 2360 2516 0
Outbreak 40 Sagarejo, Kakheti
Date of start of the outbreak 23/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 7000 1159 1159 161 0
Outbreak 41 Gurjaani, Gurjaani, Kakheti
Date of start of the outbreak 23/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 10000 314 314 184 0
Outbreak 42 Telavi, Kakheti
Date of start of the outbreak 24/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 10000 2502 2502 1922 0
Outbreak 43 Ozurgeti, Ozurgeti, Guria
Date of start of the outbreak 24/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 13900 738 738 148 0
Outbreak 44 Adigeni, Samtskhe-Javakheti
Date of start of the outbreak 24/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 1450 4 4 0 0
Outbreak 45 Ambrolauri, Ambrolauri, Racha-Lechkhum - Kvemo Svaneti
Date of start of the outbreak 25/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 4800 413 413 31 0
Outbreak 46 Tsageri, Tsageri, Racha-Lechkhum - Kvemo Svaneti
Date of start of the outbreak 25/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 6350 1077 1077 42 0
Outbreak 47 Borjomi, Borjomi, Samtskhe-Javakheti
Date of start of the outbreak 25/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 1450 123 123 181 0
Outbreak 48 Chokhatauri, Chokhatauri, Guria
Date of start of the outbreak 25/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 9700 690 690 15 0
Outbreak 49 Akhaltsikhe, Akhaltsikhe, Samtskhe-Javakheti
Date of start of the outbreak 25/05/2007
Outbreak status Resolved (16/01/2008)
Epidemiological unit Village
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 2400 32 32 14 0
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 49
Total animals affected
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Killed and disposed of Slaughtered
Swine 453803 64394 64394 16672 0
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible animals lost*
Swine 14.19% 14.19% 100.00% 17.86%
*Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
Epidemiology
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments On 17 May, Georgia notified to the OIE the occurrence of several outbreaks attributed to postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome due to porcine circovirus type 2. On 4 June 2007, the OIE Reference Laboratory, Pirbright, United Kingdom, confirmed, using gold standard tests, on received samples, the presence of African swine fever virus.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Disinfection / Disinfestation
  • Quarantine
  • Stamping out
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Diagnostic test results
Laboratory name and type Species Test Test date Result
Pirbright, London, UK (OIE Reference Laboratory) Swine antigen (Ag) detection ELISA 04/06/2007 Positive
Pirbright, London, Uk (OIE Reference Laboratory) Swine polymerase chain reaction (PCR) 04/06/2007 Positive
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.
Map of outbreak locations