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Types of 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 pets and diseases of animals in the Isle of Man
DiseaseLegislation under which disease is notifiable
African Horse Sickness Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
African Swine Fever Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Anthrax Anthrax Order 1979
Aujesky's Disease Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Avian Influenza (Fowl Plague) Diseases of Poultry Order 2006
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Order 1988
Blue Tongue Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Brucellosis (B.abortus) Brucellosis Testing and Control 2002
Brucellosis (B.melitensis) Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Classical Swine Fever Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Contagious Agalactia Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Contagous Epidydimitis Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Contagious Equine Metritis Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Dourine Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Enzootic Bovine Leukosis Enzootic Bovine Leukosis Order 1994
Epidemic Haemorraghic Disease Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Epizootic Lymphangitis Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Equine Viral Arteritis Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Equine Viral Encephalomyelitis Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Equine Infectious Anaemia Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Foot and Mouth Disease Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Glanders and Farcy Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Goat Pox Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Lumpy Skin Disease Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Newcastle Disease Diseases of Poultry Order 2006
Paramyxovirus of Pigeons Diseases of Poultry Order 2006
Pest de Petits Ruminants Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Psittacosis / Ornithosis Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Rabies Rabies Control Order 1976
Rift Valley Fever Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Rinder Pest (Cattle Plague) Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Salmonella (cattle, sheep and pigs only) The Salmonellosis (Notification of Infected Animals) Order 2004
Scrapie Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Sheep Pox Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Sheep Scab Sheep Scab etc (Prevention) 1995
Swine Vesicular Disease Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Teschen Disease Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Tuberculosis Tuberculosis Control and Testing 2001
Vesicular Stomatitis Animal Health (Notification and Slaughter) Order 2003
Warble Fly Warble Fly Treatment Order 1994
Notifiable diseases of bees in the Isle of Man
DiseaseLegislation under which disease is notifiable
American Foul Brood The Bee Diseases and Pests Control (Isle of Man) Order 2008
European Foul Brood The Bee Diseases and Pests Control (Isle of Man) Order 2008
Varroa The Bee Diseases and Pests Control (Isle of Man) Order 2008
Notifiable pests and diseases of crustaceans in the Isle of Man
DiseaseLegislation under which disease is notifiable
Taura syndrome Aquatic Animal Health Regulations 2009
Yellowhead disease Aquatic Animal Health Regulations 2009
White spot disease Aquatic Animal Health Regulations 2009
Notifiable diseases of fish in the Isle of Man
DiseaseLegislation under which disease is notifiable
Bacterial Kidney Disease Aquatic Animal Health Regulations 2009
Epizootic Haematopoietic Necrosis Aquatic Animal Health Regulations 2009
Epizootic Ulcerative Syndrome Aquatic Animal Health Regulations 2009
Infection with Gyrodactylus salaries Aquatic Animal Health Regulations 2009
Infectious Haematopoietic Necrosis (IHN) Aquatic Animal Health Regulations 2009
Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis (IPN) Aquatic Animal Health Regulations 2009
Infectious Salmon Anaemia (ISA) Aquatic Animal Health Regulations 2009
Koi Herpes Virus (KHV) Disease Aquatic Animal Health Regulations 2009
Spring Viraemia of Carp (SVC) Aquatic Animal Health Regulations 2009
Viral Haemorrhagic Septicaemia (VHS) Aquatic Animal Health Regulations 2009
Notifiable pests and diseases of molluscs in the Isle of Man
DiseaseLegislation under which disease is notifiable
Infection with Bonamia exitiosa Aquatic Animal Health Regulations 2009
Infection with Perkinsus marinus Aquatic Animal Health Regulations 2009
Infection with Microcytos mackini Aquatic Animal Health Regulations 2009
Infection with Marteilia refringens Aquatic Animal Health Regulations 2009
Infection with Bonamia ostreae Aquatic Animal Health Regulations 2009
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