Annually Notifiable Diseases

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Annually notifiable diseases are diseases for which Canada must submit an annual report to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) indicating their presence within Canada. In general, they are diseases that are present in Canada, but are not classified as reportable or immediately notifiable.

All veterinary laboratories are required to comment on Canada's report to the OIE.

Annually notifiable diseases (for laboratories only) are:

  • Acarine disease
  • Actinomycosis
  • American foul brood
  • Atrophic rhinitis
  • Avian infectious bronchitis
  • Avian leukosis
  • Avian salmonellosis
  • Avian spirochaetosis
  • Avian tuberculosis
  • Blackleg
  • Botulism
  • Bovine genital campylobacteriosis
  • Bovine malignant catarrhal fever
  • Bovine viral diarrhoea or mucosal disease
  • Caprine arthritis-encephalitis
  • Caseous lymphadenitis
  • Coccidiosis
  • Contagious ophthalmia
  • Contagious pustular dermatitis
  • Dermatophilosis
  • Distomatosis (liver fluke)
  • Duck virus enteritis
  • Echinococcosis or hydatidosis
  • Enterotoxaemia
  • Enzootic abortion
  • Enzootic bovine leucosis
  • Equine coital exanthema
  • Equine influenza
  • Equine rhinopneumonitis
  • European foul brood
  • Filariasis
  • Foot-rot
  • Fowl pox
  • Haemorrhagic septicemia
  • Horse mange (Psoroptes equi)
  • Equine viral arteritis
  • Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR or IPV)
  • Infectious bursal disease (Gumboro disease)
  • Infectious coryza
  • Intestinal salmonella infections
  • Listeriosis
  • Maedi-visna
  • Marek's disease
  • Melioidosis
  • Avian mycoplasmosis (M. gallisepticum)
  • Myxomatosis
  • Nosematosis of bees
  • Other clostridial infections
  • Other pasteurelloses
  • Ovine epididymitis (Brucella ovis)
  • Ovine pulmonary adenomatosis
  • Paratuberculosis (Johne's disease)
  • Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS)
  • Q fever
  • Salmonella abortus ovis
  • Salmonella abortus equi
  • Sheep mange (scab)
  • Strangles
  • Swine erysipelas
  • Toxoplasmosis
  • Transmissible gastroenteritis (TGE)
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Tularaemia
  • Ulcerative lymphangitis
  • Vibrionic dysentery
  • Warble infestation

You can submit a question or comment by e-mail to the Epidemiology and Surveillance Section.

Importation of animal pathogens

The importation and use of animal and zoonotic pathogens is regulated by the Health of Animals Act and Regulations. Import permits and facility certification can be obtained from the Biohazard Containment and Safety Division.

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