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Animal Health and Emergency Services
Disease Reporting

Who needs to report?

By regulations in the Code of Virginia, any veterinary practitioner, as well as others operating diagnostic laboratories, are required to report to the State Veterinarian on the existence of certain contagious and infectious diseases of livestock and poultry. In addition, certain zoonotic disease agents are included on the list of reportable diseases.

Reportable Diseases Reported in Virginia

Disease/Organism Species Date Diagnosis City County
Giardia lamblia Canine 7/25/13 Winchester Frederick
Brucella canis Canine 8/06/13   Burke
Eastern Equine Encephalities (EEE) Equine-Horse 9/06/13   Prince George
West Nile Virus Equine-Horse 9/10/13   Russell
Chlamydophila psittaci Avian 09/24/13 Evington Campbell
Brucella canis Canine 12/27/13   Montgomery
Chlamydophila psittaci Avian 01/24/14 Vienna Fairfax
Streptococcus equi Equine 02/12/14 Fredericksburg  
Streptococcus equi Equine 05/29/14 Manakin Sabot Goochland

Important Links:
Disease reports, please call 804.692.0604
Reportable Disease List in Virginia

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