Revised June, 2016
A list of the reportable animal diseases in Minnesota is also available as a printable PDF.
Diseases listed are to be reported for all domestic species except where otherwise noted. Call the Board of Animal Health at 651-296-2942.
MINN. STAT. § 35.06: A person who knows or reasonably suspects that a contagious or infectious disease exists in a domestic animal shall immediately notify the board.
MINN. R. 1721.0020 Subpart 7:A person who knows or reasonably suspects that an animal is infected with a disease listed on the board’s reportable animal diseases list must immediately report that knowledge or suspicion to the board.
|Conditions/Diseases listed below are to be reported for all domestic species except where otherwise noted||Report Suspect or clinically-diagnosed cases within 48 hours||Positive test results from a Minnesota animal, obtained from a public/private diagnostic laboratory|
|Foreign Animal Disease (FAD)(e.g. Foot and Mouth Disease, High Path Avian Influenza, Vesicular Diseases, Classical Swine Fever, Exotic Newcastle Disease, Contagious Equine Metritis)||x||x|
|Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy||x||x|
|Chronic Wasting Disease||x|
|Equine Encephalitis (avian and equine)||x|
|Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy||x|
|Equine Infectious Anemia||x|
|Johne’s Disease (Paratuberculosis)||x|
|Mycoplasma gallisepticum (breeder flocks only)||x|
|Mycoplasma meleagridis (breeder flocks only)||x|
|Mycoplasma synoviae (breeder flocks only)||x|
|Plague (Yersinia pestis)||x|
|Rabies (wild and domestic species)||x||x|
|Salmonella enteritidis (chicken egg-layers only)||x|
|Tularemia (wild and domestic species)||x|
|West Nile Virus||x|
|Vector-borne diseases of public health significance(e.g. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, not Lyme disease)||x|
|Zoonotic diseases of public health significance(e.g. Taenia saginata, Taenia solium, Echinococcus granulosis)||x|
|Chemical toxicity or contamination in livestock or poultry||x||x|
Where to report:
- Minnesota Board of Animal Health – (651) 296-2942 or your district veterinarian (business hours)
- Minnesota Poultry Testing Laboratory – (320) 231-5170 (business hours)
- Minnesota Duty Officer – (800) 422-0798 (after hours)