Covid-19 Coronavirus

Types of reportable diseases

Reportable animal diseases

Reportable means that if a laboratory gets a positive result or a veterinary surgeon becomes aware through a positive test result then they need to report them to the Chief Veterinary Officer via the animal health team.

Reportable animal diseases are:

  • organisms of the genus Salmonella in any animals
  • organisms of the genus brucella in any animals
  • coxiella burnetii in cattle, sheep, camelids and goats
  • severe acute respiratory coronavirus syndrome 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in any mammals (except humans)

'Animals' in this situation means bull, cow, steer, heifer, calf, water buffalo, bison, horse, deer, sheep, goat, pig, rabbit, dog, domestic fowl, turkey, goose, duck, guinea-fowl, pheasant, partridge, quail or pigeon.

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