ASF virus in sausage admitted to the Vologda region, have not been

Batch control sausages received from the Kuban to the Vologda region, did not reveal the presence in them of African swine fever virus, said on Monday regional management Rosselkhoznadzor.

Rosselkhoznadzor in Tatarstan in late September said that showed the genetic material of the virus of African swine fever in the samples from the lot of sausages, coming from the company "Kuban". This production is currently in the penitentiary facilities in several domains including Vologda — about 6 tons. The load was placed on the isolated storage and sealed, was carried out disinfection of vehicles and the area adjacent to the warehouse.

"As a result of laboratory tests negative result. Decided to use pork sausage party in the system of institutions FPS without auxiliary pig farms," — said in the information.

Epizootic situation associated with the occurrence of outbreaks of swine fever virus in the Krasnodar region began to deteriorate in late July. Since then, the region registered vets dozens of outbreaks of ASF. Therefore Rosselkhoznadzor instructed detection products FSUE "Kuban" take measures to arrest.

African swine fever (disease Montgomery) was first recorded in 1903 in South Africa. Under natural conditions, are susceptible to domestic and wild pigs. Infection occurs through contact with sick animals healthy. The disease poses no threat to human health, but extremely dangerous for the animal, since no cure and vaccine. Stop the spread of the virus can only be rigid quarantine.

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