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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 1-6-2) Diseases on the list pose a significant risk to economic, animal and/or human health in Indiana and the United States.

Effective January 1, 2015    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, Theliera equi, B. caballi)
  • Equine viral arteritis (EVA)
  • Hendra virus


  • African swine fever (ASF)
  • Classical swine fever (CSF)
  • Porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV)
  • Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PEDv)
  • 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
  • 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 salmoninarium)
  • 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 refingens
  • 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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