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Communicable Diseases

The following must be reported to the Missouri Department of Health at 573.751.6113 within 24 hours of suspicion or diagnosis:

For further information, contact the Division of Animal Health at 573.751.3377 or email Animal.Health@mda.mo.gov .
To view a complete list of reportable diseases, please visit www.aphis.usad.gov/vs/nahss/disease_status.htm

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

  • Rabies

  • Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis

  • Vesicular Stomatitis

  • Western equine encephalomyelitis


All Species

  • Anthrax

  • Bovine Viral Diarrhea

  • Brucellosis

  • Pseudorabies

  • Rabies

  • Screwworm

  • Tuberculosis

  • Vesicular stomatitis

  • Zoonotic Diseases

Reportable Communicable Diseases

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 conditioins

  • Suspicious necropsy finds

Highlighted Documents

Coronavirus: Disease in Horses is Different to Humans

Coronavirus - Disease in Horses is Different to Humans.pdf

National Welfare Code of Practice


National Welfare Code of Practice.pdf

2020 Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Report - 11/13/2020

2020 Vesicular Stomatitis Virus Situation Report - Nov 13 2020.pdf


2021 Spring.pdf

Current Newsletter

2021 Spring Newsletter

2021 MHC Annual Meeting Program

Current Meeting Minutes

2021 Annual Meeting