Classical Swine Fever In Croatia

CROATIA - This is follow up report No.9 via OIE on the Classical Swine Fever outbreak in domestic pigs in Croatia.
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Information received on 12/02/2007 from Mr Mate Brstilo, Chief Veterinary Officer, Veterinary Administration, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management, ZAGREB, Croatia


Report type Follow-up report No. 9
Start date 05/02/2007
Date of confirmation of event 06/02/2007
Report date 12/02/2007
Date submitted to OIE 13/02/2007
Reason for notification Reoccurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 15/06/2002
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Classical swine fever virus
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced), Necropsy
Report pertains to Entire country
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New Outbreaks

Outbreak 1 Bijelo Brdo, Bijelo Brdo, Erdut , OSIJECKO-BARANJSKA
Date of start of outbreak 12/02/2007
Outbreak status Continuing (or date resolved not submitted)
Epidemiological unit Farm
Affected animals
Species Susceptible Cases Deaths Destroyed Slaughtered
Swine 86 18 2 84 0
Affected population fattening pigs and sows. Pigs showed clinical signs of the disease: inappetence, apathy, body temperature over 40ºC, diarrhoea, constipation and signs of central nervous system disorders.
Summary of outbreaks Total outbreaks: 1
Outbreak statistics
Species Apparent morbidity rate Apparent mortality rate Apparent case fatality rate Proportion susceptible removed*
Swine 20.93% 2.33% 11.11% 100.00%
* Removed from the susceptible population either through death, destruction or slaughter


Source of infection
  • Contact with wild Species

Control measures

Measures already applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Screening
  • Disinfection of infected premises/establishment(s)
  • Quarantine
  • Stamping out
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • Vaccination prohibited
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • None specified

Diagnostic test results

Laboratory name and type Croatian Veterinary Institute, Zagreb (National laboratory)
Tests and results
Species Test Test date Result
Swine enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) 19/07/2006 Positive

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