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Classical Swine Fever In Slovakia

by 5m Editor
5 December 2003, at 12:00am

SLOVAKIA - This is follow up report No.1 via OIE on the Classical Swine Fever outbreak in domestic pigs in Slovakia.

See also: 28 November 2003

Information received on 2 December 2003 from Prof. Jozef Bires, Director General, State Veterinary and Food Administration, Bratislava:

End of previous report period: 24 November 2003 (see Disease Information, 16 [48], 264, dated 28 November 2003).

End of this report period: 2 December 2003.

New outbreaks:

Location No. of outbreaks
Prievidza district, in the central part of the country 1 farm

Description of affected population in the new outbreak: a breeding farm.

Total number of animals in the new outbreak:

species susceptible cases deaths destroyed slaughtered
sui 1,952 575 18 1,934 0

Diagnosis:

A. Laboratory where diagnosis was made: State Veterinary Institute, Zvolen.

B. Diagnostic tests used: virological.

Source of agent / origin of infection: not yet known; under investigation. The farm is in an area where the wild boar population is infected with classical swine fever virus.

Control measures during reporting period: in accordance with Directive 2001/89/EC of the Council of the European Union.

Further Information

Information on Classical Swine Fever

Source: OFFICE INTERNATIONAL DES EPIZOOTIES - 5th December 2003

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