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 within 48 hours.

Positive test results
from a Minnesota
animal, obtained
from a public/private
diagnostic laboratory.

Foreign Animal Disease (FAD)
(e.g. Foot and Mouth Disease, Vesicular Diseases, Classical Swine Fever, Exotic Newcastle Disease, Contagious Equine Metritis)

x x
Anthrax x x
Avian Chlamydiosis x
Avian Encephalomyelitis x
Avian Metapneumovirus x
Blastomycosis x
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy x x
Brucellosis x
Chronic Wasting Disease x
Equine Encephalitis (avian and equine) x
Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy x
Equine Infectious Anemia x
Equine Piroplasmosis  x
Infectious Laryngotracheitis x
Influenza (avian and canine) x
Johne’s Disease, Paratuberculosis x
Mycoplasma gallisepticum (breeder flocks only) x
Mycloplasma meleagridis (breeder flocks only) x
Mycoplasma synoviae (breeder flocks only) x
Pseudorabies x x
Pullorum-Typhoid Disease x
Q Fever x
Rabies (Wild & domestic species) x x
Salmonella entertidis (chicken egg-layers only) x
Scrapie x x
Tuberculosis x x
Tularemia (wild & domestic species) x
West Nile Virus x
Yersinia pestis  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
(livestock or poultry)
x x

Where to report:

  • Board of Animal Health - (651) 296-2942 or District Veterinarian (business hours)
  • Minnesota Poultry Testing Laboratory - 320‐231‐5170 (business hours)
  • Minnesota Duty Officer - (800) 422-0798 (after hours)