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Indiana State Board of Animal Health

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Indiana maintains a list of animal diseases that must be reported to the Board of Animal Health within 48 hours of diagnosis. Veterinarians, lab diagnosticians and producers bear specific levels of reporting responsibility under the rule. (345 IAC 1-6) Diseases on the list pose a significant risk to economic, animal and/or human health in Indiana and the United States.

A diagnostic laboratory, veterinarian, owner, or custodian that receives information indicating a clinical diagnosis of any of the following reportable diseases in an animal or article must report that information to the state veterinarian within two business days of receiving the information:

  1. Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis).
  2. Aujeszky's disease (Pseudorabies).
  3. Avian mycoplasmosis (Mycoplasma gallisepticum) in turkeys.
  4. Bovine tuberculosis (Mycobacterium bovis).
  5. Brucellosis (Brucella abortus, brucella suis, caprine and ovine brucellosis).
  6. Equine infectious anemia (EIA).
  7. Foreign animal diseases.
  8. Fowl typhoid (Salmonella gallinarum).
  9. Paratuberculosis (Johne's disease, Mycobacterium paratuberculosis).
  10. Pullorum disease (Salmonella pullorum).
  11. Rabies.
  12. Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, including the following:
    1. Chronic wasting disease.
    2. Scrapie.
    3. Bovine spongiform encephalopathy.
  13. Vesicular diseases, including the following:
    1. Foot-and-mouth disease.
    2. Vesicular stomatitis.
    3. Swine vesicular disease.
    4. Vesicular exanthema.

Except as provided in section 9, for the purpose of facilitating animal disease programs participating in the United States Department of Agriculture, National Animal Health Reporting System, a diagnostic laboratory must report a diagnosis of any of the following reportable diseases in an animal or article from Indiana or whose owner is from Indiana to the state veterinarian within two (2) business days of the diagnosis:

  1. The following diseases in cattle, bison, and buffalo:
    1. Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis).
    2. Aujeszky's disease (pseudorabies).
    3. Bluetongue.
    4. Bovine anaplasmosis (Anaplasma marginale, A. centrale).
    5. Bovine babesiosis (Babesia bovis, B. bigemina).
    6. Bovine brucellosis (Brucella abortus).
    7. Bovine spongiform encephalopathy.
    8. Bovine tuberculosis (Mycobacterium bovis).
    9. Brucellosis (Brucella melitensis).
    10. Brucellosis (Brucella suis).
    11. Bovine genital campylobacteriosis (Campylobacter fetus venerealis).
    12. Bovine viral diarrhea (BVD).
    13. Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (Mycoplasma mycoides mycoides).
    14. Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever.
    15. Echinococcosis/hydatidosis.
    16. Enzootic bovine leukosis (BLV).
    17. Foot-and-mouth disease (all FMD virus types and those not typed).
    18. Hemorrhagic septicaemia (Pasteurella multocida, B/Asian or E/African serotypes).
    19. Heartwater (Cowdria ruminantium).
    20. Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis/infectious pustular vulvovaginitis (IBR/IPV).
    21. Leptospirosis.
    22. Lumpy skin disease.
    23. Malignant catarrhal fever (Bovine malignant catarrh, wildebeest associated).
    24. New World screwworm (Cochliomyia hominivorax).
    25. Old World screwworm (Chrysomyia bezziana).
    26. Paratuberculosis (Johne's disease, Mycobacterium Avium paratuberculosis).
    27. Q Fever (Coxiella burnetii).(BB) Rabies.
    28. Rift valley fever.
    29. Rinderpest.
    30. Theileriosis (Theileria annulata, T. parva).
    31. Trichomonosis (Tritrichomonas (Trichomonas) foetus).
    32. Trypanosomosis (Trypanosoma congolense, T. vivax, T. brucei brucei).
    33. Vesicular stomatitis (VS viruses Indiana, New Jersey, or not typed).
  2. The following diseases in sheep and goats:
    1. Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis).
    2. Aujeszky's disease (pseudorabies).
    3. Bluetongue.
    4. Caprine and ovine brucellosis (excluding B. ovis).
    5. Caprine arthritis/encephalitis (CAE).
    6. Contagious agalactia (Mycoplasma agalactiae, M. capricolum capricolum, M. putrefaciens, M. mycoides mycoides, M. mycoides mycoides (LC)).
    7. Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (Mycoplasma capricolum capripneumoniae).
    8. Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever.
    9. Echinococcosis/hydatidosis.
    10. Enzootic abortion of ewes (Ovine Psittacosis, Chlamydia psittaci).
    11. Foot-and-mouth disease (all FMD virus types and those not typed).
    12. Heartwater (Cowdria ruminantium).
    13. Leptospirosis.
    14. Maedi-visna/ovine progressive pneumonia.
    15. Nairobi sheep disease.
    16. New World screwworm (Cochliomyia hominivorax).
    17. Old World screwworm (Chrysomyia bezziana).
    18. Ovine epididymitis (Brucella ovis infection).
    19. Paratuberculosis (Johne's disease, Mycobacterium Avium paratuberculosis).
    20. Peste des petits ruminants.
    21. Q Fever (Coxiella burnetii).
    22. Rabies.
    23. Rift valley fever.
    24. Rinderpest.
    25. Salmonellosis (Salmonella abortus ovis).
    26. Scrapie.
    27. Sheep pox and goat pox.
  3. The following diseases in equine:
    1. African horse sickness.
    2. Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis).
    3. Bovine brucellosis (Brucella abortus).
    4. Brucellosis (Brucella suis).
    5. Contagious equine metritis (Taylorella equigenitalis).
    6. Dourine (Trypanosoma equiperdum).
    7. Equine encephalomyelitis (Eastern).
    8. Equine encephalomyelitis (Western).
    9. Equine infectious anemia (EIA).
    10. Equine influenza (virus type A).
    11. Equine piroplasmosis (Babesiosis, Babesia (Piroplasma) equi, B. caballi).
    12. Equine rhinopneumonitis (1 and 4).
    13. Equine viral arteritis (EVA).
    14. Glanders (Pseudomonas mallei).
    15. Japanese encephalitis.
    16. Leptospirosis.
    17. New World screwworm (Cochliomyia hominivorax).
    18. Old World screwworm (Chrysomyia bezziana).
    19. Rabies.
    20. Surra (Trypanosoma evansi).
    21. Trichinellosis (Trichinella spiralis).
    22. Tularemia (Francisella tularensis).
    23. Vesicular stomatitis (VS viruses Indiana, New Jersey, or not typed).
    24. Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis.
    25. West Nile fever.
  4. The following diseases in swine:
    1. African swine fever.
    2. Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis).
    3. Aujeszky's disease (pseudorabies).
    4. Brucellosis (Brucella suis).
    5. Classical swine fever.
    6. Cysticercosis (Cystercus cellulosae metacestode stage of Taenia solium).
    7. Echinococcosis/hydatidosis.
    8. Foot-and-mouth disease (all FMD virus types).
    9. Japanese encephalitis.
    10. Leptospirosis.
    11. New World screwworm (Cochliomyia hominivorax).
    12. Nipah virus encephalitis.
    13. Old World screwworm (Chrysomyia bezziana).
    14. Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS).
    15. Rabies.
    16. Rinderpest.
    17. Swine vesicular disease.
    18. Transmissible gastroenteritis (TGE).
    19. Trichinellosis (Trichinella spiralis).
    20. Tularemia (Francisella tularensis).
    21. Vesicular stomatitis (VS viruses Indiana, New Jersey, or not typed).
  5. The following diseases in birds:
    1. Avian chlamydiosis (Psittacosis and Ornithosis, Chlamydia psittaci).
    2. Avian infectious bronchitis.
    3. Avian infectious laryngotracheitis.
    4. Avian influenza.
    5. Avian mycoplasmosis (Mycoplasma gallisepticum).
    6. Avian mycoplasmosis (Mycoplasma synoviae).
    7. Duck virus hepatitis.
    8. Fowl cholera (Pasteurella multocida).
    9. Fowl typhoid (Salmonella gallinarum).
    10. Infectious bursal disease (Gumboro disease).
    11. Marek's disease.
    12. Newcastle disease.
    13. Pullorum disease (Salmonella pullorum).
    14. Turkey rhinotracheitis.
  6. The following diseases in fish:
    1. Viral hemorrhagic septicaemia.
    2. Spring viraemia of carp.
    3. Infectious hematopoietic necrosis.
    4. Epizootic hematopoietic necrosis.
    5. Oncorhynchus masou virus disease.
  7. The following diseases in lagomorphs:
    1. Myxomatosis.
    2. Rabbit hemorrhagic disease.
  8. The following diseases in Cervidae:
    1. Bovine brucellosis (Brucella abortus).
    2. Bovine tuberculosis (Mycobacterium bovis).
    3. Brucellosis (Brucella melitensis).
    4. Brucellosis (Brucella suis).
    5. Chronic wasting disease.
    6. Paratuberculosis (Johne's disease, Mycobacterium Avium paratuberculosis).
  9. The state veterinarian may do the following:
    1. Conduct surveillance for reportable diseases.
    2. Establish a reporting agreement with a laboratory that does not require reporting every diagnosis of a particular disease listed in subsection (a) if the reporting standard is consistent with the National Animal Health Reporting System and board programs.

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