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Classical Swine Fever In Croatia

by 5m Editor
15 September 2006, at 10:28am

CROATIA - This is follow up report No.2 via OIE on the Classical Swine Fever outbreak in domestic pigs in Croatia.

See also: 7 September 2006, 20 July 2006

Information received on 7 September 2006 from Dr Mate Brstilo, Director of the Veterinary Administration, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Zagreb:

End of previous report period: 7 September 2006 (see Disease Information, 19 [36], 643, dated 7 September 2006).

End of this report period: 6 September 2006.

Identification of agent: classical swine fever virus.

Date of first confirmation of the event: 19 July 2006.

Date of start of the event: 17 July 2006.

Clinical disease: yes.

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

New outbreaks:

First adminis- trative division (county) Lower adminis- trative division Type of epide- miolo- gical unit Date of start of the outbreak Spe-cies Number of animals in the outbreaks
suscep- tible cases deaths destr- oyed slaugh- tered
Osijecko- baranjska Bijelo Brdo farm 31 July 2006 sui 115 0 115 0
Vukov- arsko srijemska Borovo farm 14 August 2006 sui 25 0 25 0
Borovo farm 14 August 2006 sui 21 3 3 18 0
Borovo farm 18 August 2006 sui 348 6 6 342 0
Borovo farm 23 August 2006 sui 31 0 31 0
Borovo farm 31 August 2006 sui 38 0 38 0

Description of affected population: domestic pigs in family-run farms.

Diagnosis:

Laboratory where diagnostic tests were performed Species examined Diagnostic test used Dates Results
Croatian Veterinary Institute, Zagreb sui ELISA(1) 16 August - 1 September 2006 positive

Source of outbreaks or origin of infection: contact with wild animals suspected.

Control measures undertaken:

- stamping out;

- quarantine;

- movement control inside the country;

- screening;

- zoning;

- disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s).

Treatment of affected animals: no.

Vaccination prohibited: yes.

Final report: no.

(1) ELISA: enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay

Further Information

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