swine fever appears among
pigs, warthogs, bush pigs, European
wild boar and
American wild pigs.
For more details, click on the OIE technical card on African swine fever.
- Council Directive 2002/60/EC of 27 June 2002 laying down specific provisions for the control of African swine fever and amending Directive 92/119/EEC as regards Teschen disease and African swine fever.
- Commission Decision 2005/363/EC of 2 May 2005 concerning animal health protection measures against African swine fever in Sardinia, Italy. Updated 08-06-2005
Notification and Health Situation
African swine fever is a notifiable disease, according to Council Directive 82/894/EEC EEC of 21 December 1982 on the notification of animal diseases within the Community.
Click on ADNS for a description of the notification system and the latest health situation table.
ASF Diagnostic Manual
Commission Decision 2003/422/EC approves a diagnostic manual for African swine fever.
Community Reference Laboratory
Reference Laboratory for ASF is :
Centro de Investigación en Sanidad Animal,
Ctra De Algete a El Casar,
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