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List of Notifiable Diseases

The Diseases of Animals Act, 1966 provides the basic legislation for the control and eradication of animal diseases. The following diseases, if suspected or confirmed, must be notified to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine in accordance with the Act or the Bovine TB and Brucellosis orders.

GENERAL

Anthrax, Bluetongue, Brucellosis in ruminating animals and swine, Campylobacteriosis, Caseous Lymphadenitis, Contagious Agalactia, Foot and Mouth Disease, Johne's Disease, Peste des Petits Ruminants, Pulmonary Adenomatosis, Rabies, Rift Valley Fever, Salmonellosis (caused by or involving Salmonella Enteriditis or Salmonella Typhimurium, Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (other than BSE/Scrapie), Tuberculosis in ruminating animals.

CATTLE

Bovine Brucellosis, Bovine Tuberculosis, Bovine Leukosis, BSE, Cattle Plague (Rinderpest), Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia, Lumpy Skin Disease, Warble Fly.

PIGS

African Swine Fever, Aujeszky's Disease, Classical Swine Fever, Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea, Porcine Corona Virus, Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome, Swine Influenza, Swine Vesicular Disease, Porcine Enterovirus Encephalomyelitis (Teschen Disease), Transmissible Gastroenteritis, Vesicular Stomatitis.

SHEEP

Enzootic Abortion of Ewes, Pulmonary Adenomatosis (also known as Ovine Pulmonary Adenocarinoma or Jaagsiekte), Maedi Visna, Scrapie, Sheep Pox, Sheep Scab.

POULTRY

Arizona Disease, Avian Influenza (Low Pathogenic and Highly Pathogenic) Fowl Pest (other than Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease), Infectious Laryngo-Tracheitis, Mycoplasmosis (caused by or involving Mycoplasma Gallisepticum, Mycoplasma Meleagridis or Mycoplamsa Synovia), Newcastle disease, Psittacosis, Salmonella gallinarum and pullorum, Turkey Rhinotracheitis, diseases caused by or involving Yersinia spp.

HORSES AND OTHER EQUINES

African Horse Sickness, Contagious Equine Metritis, Dourine, Epizootic Lymphangitis, Equine Infectious Anaemia, Equine Viral Arteritis, Glanders (farcy), Equine Encephalomyelitis, Hendra virus, Piroplasmosis, Surra, West Nile Virus.

GOATS

Caprine Viral Arthritis-Encephalitis, Goat Pox.

DEER

Epizootic Haemorrhagic Disease.

BEES

Small Hive Beetle, Tropilaelaps Mite, American Foul Brood Disease, European Foul Brood Disease