Reportable Disease List


The following infectious diseases of domestic animals are reportable in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. If you suspect any of the diseases that are listed below as a possible diagnosis, please call your PDA Regional Veterinarian or the main office of the Bureau of Animal Health and Diagnostic Services (BAHDS) at 717.772.2852.

In addition to diseases, hazardous substance contamination is also reportable as follows:

HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE CONTAMINATION- ALL SPECIES: When any food producing animal or animal that could be rendered for animal feed is diagnosed with contamination or potential contamination with a hazardous substance, it is to be reported to PDA. A hazardous substance is a chemical, toxin, or radioactive compound that could have deleterious effects on animal or human health.


Reportable Diseases:

Aquatic:

  • BACTERIAL KIDNEY DISEASE (Renibacterium salmoninarum)
  • EPIZOOTIC HEMATOPOIETIC NECROSIS
  • EPIZOOTIC ULCERATIVE SYNDROME
  • GYRODACTYLOSIS (Gyrodactylus salaris)
  • HERPESVIRUS OF SALMONIDS
  • INFECTIOUS HEMATOPOIETIC NECROSIS
  • INFECTIOUS PANCREATIC NECROSIS
  • INFECTIOUS SALMON ANEMIA
  • KOI HERPES VIRUS
  • PISCIRICKETTSIOSIS
  • RED SEA BREAM IRIDOVIRAL DISEASE
  • SALMONID ALPHAVIRUS
  • SPRING VIREMIA OF CARP
  • VIRAL ENCEPHALOPATHY AND RETINOPATHY
  • VIRAL HEMORRHAGIC SEPTICEMIA
  • WHIRLING DISEASE (Myxobolus cerebralis)
  • WHITE STURGEON IRIDOVIRAL DISEASE

Bovine(Cattle and Bison):

  • ACTINOMYCOSIS
  • AKABANE
  • ANAPLASMOSIS
  • ANTHRAX
  • BABESIOSIS
  • BLACKLEG
  • BLUETONGUE
  • BOVINE GENITAL CAMPYLOBACTERIOSIS
  • BOVINE SPONGIFORM ENCEPHALOPATHY
  • BRUCELLOSIS
  • BVD(Bovine Viral Diarrhea)
  • CONTAGIOUS BOVINE PLEUROPNEUMONIA
  • CRIMEAN CONGO HEMORRHAGIC DISEASE
  • ECHINOCOCCUS/HYDATID DISEASE
  • ENZOOTIC BOVINE LEUKOSIS
  • EPIZOOTIC HEMORRHAGIC DISEASE
  • FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE
  • HEARTWATER
  • HEMORRHAGIC SEPTICEMIA
  • BOVINE HERPESVIRUS 1(IBR/ VULVOVAGINITIS)
  • JOHNE’S DISEASE
  • LISTERIOSIS
  • LUMPY SKIN DISEASE
  • MALIGNANT CATARRHAL FEVER
  • Psoroptic MANGE
  • MELIOIDOSIS (Burkholderia pseudomallei)
  • PSEUDORABIES (AUJESKY’S DISEASE)
  • Q FEVER(Coxiella burnetti)
  • RABIES
  • RIFT VALLEY FEVER
  • RINDERPEST
  • Salmonella Dublin
  • Salmonella Typhimurium
  • SCREWWORM
  • THEILERIASIS
  • TRICHOMONIASIS
  • TRYPANOSOMIASIS
  • TUBERCULOSIS
  • VESICULAR STOMATITIS

Cervid:

  • AKABANE
  • ANTHRAX
  • BABESIOSIS
  • BLUETONGUE
  • BRUCELLOSIS
  • CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE
  • CRIMEAN CONGO HEMORRHAGIC FEVER
  • ECHINOCOCCUS/HYDATID DISEASE
  • EPIZOOTIC HEMORRHAGIC DISEASE
  • FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE
  • HEARTWATER
  • JOHNE’S DISEASE
  • MALIGNANT CATARRHAL FEVER
  • MELIOIDIOSIS (Burkholderia pseudomallei)
  • PSEUDORABIES (AUJESKY’S DISEASE)
  • Q FEVER (Coxiella burnetti)
  • RABIES
  • RIFT VALLEY FEVER
  • RINDERPEST
  • SCREWWORM
  • TUBERCULOSIS
  • VESICULAR STOMATITIS

Equine:

  • AFRICAN HORSE SICKNESS
  • ANTHRAX
  • BRUCELLOSIS
  • CONTAGIOUS EQUINE METRITIS
  • DOURINE
  • EASTERN EQUINE ENCEPHALOMYELITIS
  • ECHINOCOCCUS/HYDATID DISEASE
  • EQUINE HERPESVIRUS 1(NEUROLOGIC SIGNS)
  • EQUINE INFECTIOUS ANEMIA
  • EQUINE INFLUENZA
  • EQUINE PIROPLASMOSIS
  • EQUINE VIRAL ARTERITIS
  • GLANDERS
  • HENDRA
  • JAPANESE ENCEPHALITIS
  • MELIOIDOSIS (Burkholderia pseudomallei)
  • RABIES
  • Salmonella Typhimurium
  • SCREWWORM
  • STRANGLES (Streptococcus equi equi)
  • SURRA (Trypanosoma evansi)
  • TRICHINELLOSIS
  • TULAREMIA
  • TUBERCULOSIS
  • VENEZUELAN EQUINE ENCEPHALOMYELITIS
  • VESICULAR STOMATITIS
  • WEST NILE VIRUS
  • WESTERN EQUINE ENCEPHALOMYELITIS

Porcine:

  • AFRICAN SWINE FEVER
  • ANTHRAX
  • BRUCELLOSIS
  • CYSTICERCOSIS
  • ECHINOCOCCOSIS/HYDATID DISEASE
  • FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE
  • HOG CHOLERA (Classical Swine Fever)
  • JAPANESE ENCEPHALITIS
  • MELIOIDIOSIS (Burkholderia pseudomallei)
  • NIPAH VIRUS ENCEPHALITIS
  • NOVEL ENTERIC CORONAVIRUSES
  • PEDv- PORCINE EPIDEMIC DIARRHEA VIRUS
  • PORCINE DELTA CORONAVIRUS
  • PRRS (PORCINE REPRODUCTIVE AND RESPIRATORY SYNDROME)
  • PSEUDORABIES (AUJESKY’S DISEASE)
  • RABIES
  • RINDERPEST
  • Salmonella Cholerasuis
  • SCREWWORM
  • SWINE VESICULAR DISEASE
  • TRANSMISSIBLE GASTROENTERITIS
  • TRICHINELLOSIS
  • TUBERCULOSIS
  • TULAREMIA
  • VESICULAR EXANTHEMA
  • VESICULAR STOMATITIS

Avian:

  • AVIAN INFLUENZA
  • CHLAMYDIOSIS
  • DUCK VIRAL ENTERITIS
  • DUCK VIRAL HEPATITIS
  • FOWL TYPHOID (Salmonella gallinarum)
  • INFECTIOUS BRONCHITIS
  • INFECTIOUS BURSAL DISEASE
  • INFECTIOUS LARYNGOTRACHEITIS
  • MYCOPLASMA
  • NEWCASTLE DISEASE (exotic form)
  • PULLORUM DISEASE (Salmonella Pullorum)
  • Salmonella Enteritidis
  • TURKEY RHINOTRACHEITIS
  • WEST NILE VIRUS

Sheep and Goats:

  • AKABANE
  • ANTHRAX
  • BLACKLEG
  • BLUETONGUE
  • BRUCELLOSIS/ OVINE EPIDIDYMITIS
  • CAPRINE ARTHRITIS ENCEPHALITIS
  • CONTAGIOUS AGALACTIA
  • CONTAGIOUS CAPRINE PLEUROPNEUMONIA
  • CRIMEAN CONGO HEMORRHAGIC DISEASE
  • ECHINOCOCCUS/HYDATID DISEASE
  • ENZOOTIC ABORTION (Chlamydia)
  • FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE
  • HEARTWATER
  • JOHNE’S DISEASE
  • LISTERIOSIS
  • MANGE-(Chorioptic spp, Psoroptic spp, Sarcoptic spp, and Psoregates ovis)
  • MELIOIDIOSIS (Burkholderia pseudomallei)
  • NAIROBI SHEEP DISEASE
  • OVINE PROGRESSIVE PNEUMONIA (MAEDI- VISNA)
  • PESTE DES PETITS RUMINANTS
  • SHEEP and GOAT POX
  • PSEUDORABIES (AUJESKY’S DISEASE)
  • Q FEVER (Coxiella burnetti)
  • RABIES
  • RIFT VALLEY FEVER
  • RINDERPEST
  • Salmonella abortus ovis
  • SCRAPIE
  • SCREWWORM
  • THEILERIASIS
  • TULAREMIA
  • TUBERCULOSIS
  • TULAREMIA
  • VESICULAR STOMATITIS
  • WEST NILE VIRUS

Other:

  • Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (amphibian)
  • Brucella canis
  • CAMEL POX
  • LEISHMANIASIS
  • LYMPHOCYTIC CHORIOMENINGITIS
  • MYXOMATOSIS
  • RABBIT HEMORRHAGIC DISEASE
  • RABIES
  • RANAVIRUS (amphibian)
  • TULAREMIA