The following are reportable diseases that must be reported to state (573) 751-3377 or federal (573) 658-9850 officials within 24 hours of suspicion or diagnosis:

Conditions—All species

Any highly unusual condition, unusual clinical signs of any kind, and any instance of high morbidity and/or mortality that does not fit classical picture of endemic disease and has not previously been identified in Missouri or the United States.

Possible list of clinical signs but not all inclusive:

  • Vesicular lesions
  • Neurological symptoms
  • Severe abortion storms of unknown etiology
  • Hemorrhagic septicemia
  • Pox or lumpy skin conditions
  • Suspicious necropsy finds

Aquaculture (Fish)

  • Infectious salmon anemia
  • Spring viremia of carp

Avian (Poultry, chickens, turkeys & birds)

  • Avian infectious encephalomyelitis
  • Avian influenza (High pathogenic, H5, H7)
  • Infectious laryngotracheitis
  • Mycoplasma synoviae
  • Mycoplasma gallisepticum
  • Mycoplasma meleagridis
  • Newcastle disease (VVND)
  • Salmonella Pullorum

Bovine (Cattle & Bison)

  • Anthrax
  • Bluetongue
  • Bovine babesiosis (Texas fever, piroplasmosis)
  • Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)
  • Brucellosis
  • Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia
  • Foot-and-mouth disease
  • Heartwater
  • Pseudorabies
  • Rift valley fever
  • Rinderpest (cattle plague)
  • Screwworm
  • Tuberculosis
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Vesicular stomatitis

Canine (Dogs) - Feline (Cats)

  • Rabies

Caprine (Goat) - Ovine (Sheep)

  • Brucellosis caused by Brucella meletensis and B. ovis
  • Foot-and-mouth disease
  • Goat and sheep pox
  • Heartwater
  • Peste des petits ruminants (kata)
  • Rift Valley fever
  • Scabies
  • Scrapie
  • Screwworm
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vesicular stomatitis

Equine (Horses)

  • African Horse sickness
  • Babesiosis (piroplasmosis)
  • Contagious equine metritis
  • Dourine (equine trypanosomiasis)
  • Eastern equine encephalomyelitis
  • Equine infectious anemia (EIA)
  • Equine piroplasmosis
  • Equine rhinopneumonitis
  • Equine viral arteritis
  • Glanders
  • Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis
  • Vesicular Stomatitis
  • Western equine encephalomyelitis

All Species

  • Anthrax
  • Bovine Viral Diarrhea
  • Brucellosis
  • Pseudorabies
  • Rabies
  • Screwworm
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vesicular stomatitis
  • Zoonotic Diseases

Porcine (Swine, pigs & feral swine)

  • African swine fever
  • Brucellosis
  • Classical swine fever (Hog cholera)
  • Foot-and-mouth disease
  • Pseudorabies
  • Swine vesicular disease
  • Vesicular stomatitis

Cervidae (Elk & deer)

  • Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)
  • Foot-and-mouth disease
  • Tuberculosis

Communicable Diseases

The following must be reported to the Missouri Department of Health at (573) 751-6113 within 24 hours of suspicion or diagnosis:

  • Rabies

For further information, contact the Division of Animal Health at (573) 751-3377, or e-mail us at Animal.Health@mda.mo.gov. To view a complete list of reportable diseases please visit www.aphis.usda.gov/vs/nahss/disease_status.htm.