Classical swine fever in Bulgaria

EU - Follow-up report No. 2 by OIE on the outbreak of Classical Swine Fever in Bulgaria.
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See also: 16 March 2006, 9 February 2006

Information received on 4 August 2006 from Dr Nikola T. Belev, Delegate of Bulgaria to the OIE:

End of previous report period: 10 March 2006 (see Disease Information, 19 [11], 220, dated 16 March 2006).

End of this report period: 4 August 2006.

Precise identification of agent: classical swine fever virus.

Date of first confirmation of the event: 7 February 2006.

Date of start of the event: 3 February 2006.

Clinical disease: yes.

Nature of diagnosis: clinical, post-mortem and laboratory.

New outbreak:

First administrative division(province) Type of epidemiological unit Name of the location Date of start of the outbreak Spe-cies Number of animals in the outbreak
susceptible cases deaths destroyed slaughtered
Burgas Farm Kamenar 28 July 2006 sui 99 3 1 98 0


Laboratory where diagnostic tests were performed Species examined Diagnostic tests used Date Results
National Reference Laboratory for classical swine fever and African swine fever sui immunofluorescence 3 August 2006 positive

Source of outbreak or origin of infection: unknown or inconclusive.

Control measures undertaken:

  • control of wildlife reservoirs
  • stamping out
  • quarantine
  • movement control inside the country
  • screening
  • zoning
  • disinfection

Treatment of affected animals: no.

Vaccination prohibited: yes.

Final report: no.

Further Information

Information on Classical Swine Fever

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