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Notifiable Diseases

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List of notifiable disease and year of last occurrence in Great Britain

Notifiable disease

Species affected

Last occurred in GB

African Horse Sickness

Horses

Never

African Swine Fever

Pigs

Never

Anthrax

Cattle and other mammals

Present

Aujeszky's Disease

Pigs and other mammals

1989

Avian Influenza (Fowl plague)

Poultry

2016

Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

Cattle

Present

Bluetongue

Cattle, Sheep and Goats

2007

Brucellosis (Brucella abortus)

Cattle

2004

Brucellosis (Brucella melitensis)

Sheep and Goats

Never

Chronic Wasting Disease Deer

Never

Classical Swine Fever

Pigs

2000

Contagious agalactia

Sheep and Goats

Never

Contagious Bovine Pleuro-pneumonia

Cattle

1898

Contagious Epididymitis (Brucella ovis)

Sheep and Goats Never

Contagious Equine Metritis

Horses 2012

Dourine

Horses Never

Enzootic Bovine Leukosis

Cattle 1996

Epizootic Haemorrhagic Virus Disease

Deer Never

Epizootic Lymphangitis

Horses 1906

Equine Viral Arteritis

Horses 2010

Equine Viral Encephalomyelitis

Horses Never

Equine Infectious Anaemia

Horses 2012

Foot and Mouth Disease

Cattle, sheep, pigs and other cloven hoofed animals 2007

Glanders and Farcy

Horses 1928

Goat Pox

Goats Never

Lumpy Skin Disease

Cattle Never

Newcastle Disease

Poultry 2006

Paramyxovirus of pigeons

Pigeons Present

Peste des Petits Ruminants (Goat Plague)

Sheep and Goats

Never

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea Pigs 2002

Rabies

Dogs and other mammals 2006

Rift Valley Fever

Cattle, Sheep and Goats Never

Rinderpest (Cattle Plague)

Cattle 1877

Scrapie

Sheep and Goats Present
Sheep Scab (Notifiable in Scotland Only) Sheep Present

Sheep Pox

Sheep 1866

Swine Vesicular Disease

Pigs 1982

Teschen Disease (Porcine enterovirus encephalomyelitis)

Pigs Never

Tuberculosis (Bovine TB)

Cattle and Deer Present

Vesicular Stomatitis

Cattle, Pigs and Horses

Never

Warble fly

Cattle, Deer and Horses

1990

West Nile Virus Horses Never