False CSF alarm in Slovenia
Laboratory tests on pig samples from a farm in Slovenia have come out
negative to Classical Swine Fever (CSF), RTV Slovenia reported earlier this
The possible case of the disease was discovered by veterinary authorities
near the town of Brezice in the end of last week, located in the country's South
East close to the Croatian border.
two pigs from the farm were culled and brought to the Slovenian capital of
Ljubljana for testing.
The results do not mean a lifting of the
protective measures, brought into effect after an outbreak of CSF was reported from nearby
Slovenia is extremely anxious
about the disease as the country has to comply with the European Union's non
Croatia - not an EU member - has been constantly
suffering from CSF outbreaks in the last year.
â€¢ More measures against CSF in Croatia (15 March
â€¢ RTV Slovenia
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