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Reportable Disease List

Indiana maintains a list of animal diseases that must be reported to the Board of Animal Health. Veterinarians, lab diagnosticians and producers bear specific levels of reporting responsibility under the rule. (345 IAC 1-6-2) Diseases on the list pose a significant risk to economic, animal and/or human health in Indiana and the United States.

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Effective January 12, 2022    345 IAC 1-6-2

Reporting of the following diseases to the State Veterinarian must occur within 2 business days:

  • Owner/caretaker or Veterinarian: must report animals showing clinical signs of diseases in bold.

  • Diagnostic Laboratory or Veterinarian: must report diagnosis of any disease listed.

Any Species 

  • Akabane (congenital arthrogryposis-hydranencephaly syndrome)

  • Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis)

  • Aujeszky's disease virus (pseudorabies virus)

  • Bluetongue virus (BTV)

  • Bovine tuberculosis (Mycobacterium bovis)

  • Brucellosis (B. abortus, B. canis, B. ovis, B. melitensis, B. suis)

  • Camelpox

  • Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever

  • Cysticercosis (Larval form of Taenia spp)

  • Eastern equine encephalomyelitis (EEE)

  • Echinococcus/Hydatidosis

  • Epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD)

  • Foreign Animal Diseases

  • Foot and mouth disease (FMD)

  • Glanders (Burkholderia mallei)

  • Heartwater (Ehrlichia ruminantium)

  • Japanese encephalitis

  • Johne's disease (Mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis)

  • Leishmaniasis (Leishmania)

  • Malignant catarrhal fever (MCF)

  • Melioidosis (Burkholderia pseudomallei)

  • New world screwworm (Cochliomyia hominivorax)

  • Nipah virus

  • Old world screwworm (Chrysomya bezziana)

  • Plague (Yersinia pestis)

  • Q fever (Coxiella burnetii)

  • Rabies

  • Rift Valley fever (RVF)

  • Rinderpest

  • Surra (Trypanosoma evansi)

  • Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies

  • Trichinella spp.

  • Trypanosomiasis (T. congolense, T. vivax, T. brucei)

  • Tularemia (Francisella tularensis)

  • Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis (VEE)

  • Vesicular diseases

  • Vesicular stomatitis (VS)

  • West Nile fever (WNF)

  • Western equine encephalomyelitis (WEE)

Cattle, Bison, and Buffalo

  • Bovine anaplasmosis (Anaplasma marginale, A. centrale)

  • Bovine babesiosis (Babesia bovis, B. bigemina)

  • Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)

  • Bovine genital campylobacteriosis (Campylobacter fetus venerealis)

  • Bovine viral diarrhea (BVD)

  • Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (Mycoplasma mycoides mycoides)

  • Enzootic bovine leukosis (BLV)

  • Hemorrhagic septicemia (Pasteurella multocida, B/Asian or E/African serotypes)

  • Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis/infectious pustular vulvovaginitis (IBR/IPV)

  • Lumpy skin disease

  • Theileriosis (Theileria annulata, T. parva)

  • Trichomonosis (Tritrichomonas (Trichomonas) foetus)

Sheep and Goats

  • Caprine arthritis/encephalitis (CAE)

  • Contagious agalactia (Mycoplasma agalactiae, M. capricolum capricolum, M. putrefaciens, M. mycoides mycoides)

  • Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (Mycoplasma capricolum capripneumoniae)

  • Enzootic abortion of ewes (Ovine psittacosis, Chlamydia abortus)

  • Maedi-visna/ovine progressive pneumonia (OPP)

  • Nairobi sheep disease

  • Peste des petits ruminants

  • Salmonella (Salmonella Abortusovis)

  • Scabies (Sarcoptes scabiei var. ovis, Chorioptes bovis, Psoroptes ovis, Psoroptes cuniculi, Psorergates ovis)

  • Scrapie

  • Sheep pox and goat pox


  • African horse sickness

  • Contagious equine metritis (Taylorella equigenitalis) (CEM)

  • Dourine (Trypanosoma equiperdum)

  • Equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHV1-EHM)

  • Equine infectious anemia (EIA)

  • Equine influenza (virus type A)

  • Equine piroplasmosis (Babesiosis, Theileria equi, B. caballi)

  • Equine viral arteritis (EVA)

  • Hendra virus


  • African swine fever (ASF)

  • Classical swine fever (CSF)

  • Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS)

  • Swine erysipelas (Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae)

  • Swine vesicular disease

  • Transmissible gastroenteritis (TGE)

  • Vesicular exanthema


  • Avian chlamydiosis (Psittacosis and Ornithosis, Chlamydia psittaci)

  • Avian infectious bronchitis

  • Avian infectious laryngotracheitis

  • Avian influenza

  • Avian mycoplasmosis (Mycoplasma gallisepticum) (MG) in turkeys

  • Avian mycoplasmosis (Mycoplasma synoviae)

  • Duck virus hepatitis

  • Egg drop syndrome virus **Effective Jan. 12 - Apr. 12, 2022

  • Fowl typhoid (Salmonella Gallinarum)

  • Infectious bursal disease (Gumboro disease)

  • Newcastle disease

  • Pullorum disease (Salmonella Pullorum)

  • Turkey rhinotracheitis


  • Myxomatosis

  • Rabbit hemorrhagic disease


  • Chronic wasting disease (CWD)


  • Bacterial kidney disease (Renibacterium salmoninarum)

  • Gyrodactylosis (Gyrodactylus salaris)

  • Epizootic hematopoietic necrosis

  • Epizootic ulcerative syndrome

  • Infectious hematopoietic necrosis

  • Infectious pancreatic necrosis

  • Infectious salmon anemia (ISA)

  • Koi herpesvirus disease

  • Oncorhynchus masou virus disease

  • Piscirickettsiosis (Piscirickettsia salmonis)

  • Red Sea bream iridoviral disease

  • Salmon pancreas disease (salmonid alphavirus)

  • Spring viremia of carp

  • Viral encephalopathy and retinopathy

  • Viral hemorrhagic septicemia (VHS)

  • White sturgeon iridoviral disease

  • Whirling disease (Myxobolus cerebralis)


  • Crayfish plague (Aphanomyces astaci)

  • Infectious myonecrosis

  • Infectious hypodermal and hematopoietic necrosis

  • Necrotizing hepatopancreatitis

  • Spherical baculovirosis (Penaeus monodon-type baculovirus)

  • Tetrahedral baculovirosis (Baculovirus penaei)

  • Taura syndrome

  • White spot disease

  • White tail disease

  • Yellowhead disease


  • Abalone viral mortality

  • Bonamia exitiosa

  • Bonamia ostreae

  • Haplosporidium nelsoni (MSX) or Haplosporidium costale (sea side organism)

  • Marteilia chungmeunsis

  • Marteilia syndeyi

  • Marteilia refringens

  • Mikrocytos roughleyi

  • Ostreid herpesvirus-1 microvariant

  • Perkinsus marinus

  • Perkinsus olseni

  • QPX (Quahog parasite unknown)

  • Xenohaliotis californiensis

The state veterinarian may do the following:

  • Conduct surveillance for reportable diseases.

  • 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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