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Indiana State Board of Animal Health

BOAH > Licensing & Compliance > Compliance Issues > Reportable Disease List 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 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, Theileria 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 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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