Reportable Diseases

Revised October 2021

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 immediately Non-negative test results from a Minnesota animal, obtained from a public/private diagnostic laboratory

Foreign Animal Diseases (FAD):


African Swine Fever
– Classical Swine Fever
– Contagious Equine Metritis
– Virulent Newcastle Disease
– Foot and Mouth Disease
– High Path Avian Influenza
– Vesicular Diseases
Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus

x x
Anthrax x x
Avian Chlamydiosis   x
Avian Encephalomyelitis   x
Avian Metapneumovirus   x
(Blastomycosis Report Form)
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy x x
(Canine Brucellosis Report Form)
Canine Influenza   x
Chronic Wasting Disease   x
Equine Encephalitis (avian and equine)   x
Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy   x
Equine Infectious Anemia   x
Equine Piroplasmosis   x
Infectious Laryngotracheitis   x
Influenza (poultry) x 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
Pseudorabies x x
Pullorum-Typhoid Disease   x
Q-Fever   x
Rabies (wild and domestic species) x x
Salmonella enteritidis (chicken egg-layers only)   x
Scrapie x x
Tuberculosis x 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)