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Publication - Guidance

Swine vesicular disease: control strategy

Published: 17 Oct 2017
Directorate:
Agriculture and Rural Economy Directorate
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781788512503

This document is for use in the event of an outbreak of swine vesicular disease (SVD).

19 page PDF

1.2 MB

19 page PDF

1.2 MB

Contents
Swine vesicular disease: control strategy
Appendix 2

19 page PDF

1.2 MB

Appendix 2

Figure 2: Summary of the SVD control process

Suspicion
  • Report of suspected SVD/ FMD made to local APHA Duty Veterinary Officer
  • Suspected premises statutory notice (EXD01) served – likely for FMD in first instance
  • VI investigates and submits samples to laboratory if disease cannot be ruled out
  • FMD Temporary Control Zone of at least a 10km radius around suspect premises
Confirmation
  • CVO Scotland confirms SVD following laboratory results
  • Infected premises statutory notice (EXD02) served
  • EU Commission notified by CVO UK
Infected Premises
  • Valuation, culling and disposal of all pigs on infected premises
  • Cleansing and Disinfection
  • Controlled Restocking
  • Lift Premises Restrictions
Area Restrictions
  • Protection Zone of at least a 3km radius around IP
  • Surveillance Zone of at least a 10km radius around IP
  • Export controls put in place.
Vaccination Strategy
  • No vaccine currently available
Tracing
  • Epidemiological investigation
  • Forward tracing to look for spread
  • Backward tracing to look for origin
  • Consideration of regionalisation
Surveillance
  • Surveillance in PZ and SZ (including taking laboratory samples)
Country Freedom
  • Evidence submitted to EU seeking removal of any safeguard measures applied
Normal Business
  • Return to normal business
  • Efforts made to restore third country markets continues

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