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Notifiable diseases

By statute, immediate notice must be given to the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture in the event that any of the listed diseases is identified. Contact:

Agriculture Directorate

Telephone:+44 1624 685844

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For further information on how to identify notifiable diseases, please see DEFRA’s website: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/notifiable-diseases-in-animals#list-of-notifiable-diseases

Many of the Orders listed below identify that approved disinfectants must be used in the event of a disease being suspected or confirmed.  A list of approved disinfectants is available at: http://disinfectants.defra.gov.uk/DisinfectantsExternal/Default.aspx?Module=ApprovalsList_SI

Notifiable diseases in the Isle of Man
DiseaseLegislation under which disease is notifiable
African Horse Sickness Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases) Order 1986
African Swine Fever Swine Fever Order 1986
Anthrax Anthrax Order 1979
Aujesky's Disease Aujesky's Disease Swine Order 1979
Avian Influenza (Fowl Plague) Diseases of Poultry Order 2006
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Order 1988
Blue Tongue Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious) Order 1986
Brucellosis (B.abortus) Brucellosis Testing and Control 2002
Classical Swine Fever Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases) Order 1986
Contagious Agalactia Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases) Order 1986
Contagous Epidydimitis Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Contagious Equine Metritis Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases) Amended Order 1991
Dourine Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases) Order 1986
Enzootic Bovine Leukosis Enzootic Bovine Leukosis Order 1994
Epidemic Haemorraghic Disease Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases) Amended Order 1990
Epizootic Lymphangitis Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases) Order 1986
Equine Viral Arteritis Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Equine Viral Encephalomyelitis Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases) Order 1986
Equine Infectious Anaemia Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases) Order 1986
Foot and Mouth Disease Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases) Order 1986
Glanders and Farcy Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases) Order 1986
Goat Pox Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases) Amended Order 1990
Lumpy Skin Disease Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases) Amended Order 1990
Newcastle Disease Diseases of Poultry Order 2006
Paramyxovirus of Pigeons Diseases of Poultry Order 2006
Parasitic Mange Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases) Order 1986
Pest de Petits Ruminants Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases) Amended Order 1990
Psittacosis / Ornithosis Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases) Order 1986
Rabies Rabies Control Order 1976
Rift Valley Fever Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases) Amended Order 1990
Rinder Pest (Cattle Plague) Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases) Order 1986
Scrapie Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases) Amended Order 1993
Sheep Pox Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases) Order 1986
Sheep Scab Sheep Scab etc (Prevention) 1995
Swine Vesicular Disease Swine Vesicular Disease Order 1974
Teschen Disease Teschen Disease Order 1975
Tuberculosis Tuberculosis Control and Testing 2001
Ulcerative Lymphangitis Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases) Order 1986
Vesicular Stomatitis Animals (Notification of Infectious and Contagious Diseases) Amended Order 1990
Warble Fly Warble Fly Treatment Order 1994
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