CWSHIN is summarizing the number of cases included in the rule-out testing at four laboratories in the region and reports the total number of cases tested to CanSpotASF. With 45 cases tested in the first quarter of 2021, the region at expected capacity in the rule-out testing in CanSpotASF.

Practical tips

Sudden death in sows can be eligible for ASF rule-out testing. Your practitioners can submit material and request ASF rule-out testing.

Before you see high mortality in a barn, ASF can spread very slowly, and the signs can be masked by common diseases. Therefore, to avoid spreading ASF to your contacts you would want to detect it early. Here, the rule-out testing in CanSpotASF (For more information on CanSpotASF) can help you.