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Classical Swine Fever in Croatia

by 5m Editor
23 September 2006, at 10:06pm

EU - Follow-up report No. 3 by OIE on the outbreak of Classical Swine Fever in Croatia.

See also: 14 September 2006, 7 September 2006, 20 July 2006

Information received on 18 September 2006 from Dr Mate Brstilo, Director of the Veterinary Administration, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Zagreb:

End of previous report period: 6 September 2006 (see Disease Information, 19 [37], 649, dated 14 September 2006).

End of this report period: 18 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.

Epidemiological investigation has determined that the contact with wild animals was not at the origin of the infection. An illegal movement of animals is suspected.

Final report: no.

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