ASF Outbreak in the Krasnodar Krai

by 5m Editor
2 February 2011, at 1:50am

RUSSIA - Positive results for ASF were obtained on 27 January in the FGI Krasnodar Interregional Veterinary Laboratory from tests performed with the aim of ASF monitoring on pathologic material taken from shot wild boars in the territory of the Teuchezh Payon of the Republic of Adygeya (4-5 to the west from the settlement Chabanov, 15-20 km to the south from the settlement Shevchenko).

At the moment of the outbreak (presumable 24 January 2011) there were 48 boars.

The State Veterinary Service of the Republic of Adygeya is preparing a request for putting of the ASF affected settlement under quarantine.

At the moment, specialists of the Veterinary Department of the Republic of Adygeya are taking measures in accordance with the current Instruction on measures aimed at prevention and eradication of African swine fever; the routes of infectious agent introduction are being investigated.

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