African Swine fever in Russia – boars test positive

31-01-2011 | |

According to a report from the Territorial Administration of the Rosselkhoznadzor for the Krasnodar Krai and the Republic of Adygeya, positive results for ASF were obtained for African Swine Fever (ASF).

The results were obtained on 27 January 2011 at the FGI Krasnodar Interregional Veterinary Laboratory from tests performed on pathologic material taken from shot wild boars in the territory of the Teuchezh Payon of the Republic of Adygeya.
At the moment of the outbreak there were 48 boars with the disease. The State Veterinary Service of the Republic of Adygeya is preparing a request to place the ASF affected settlement under quarantine.
Currently, specialists of the Veterinary Department of the Republic of Adygeya are taking measures aimed at prevention and eradication of African swine fever.
The outbreak is being further investigated currently.

Source: Rosselkhoznadzor

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