Oklahoma Reportable Equine Diseases

Oklahoma promulgates a list of equine diseases that must be reported to Oklahoma Animal Industry Services.  This list is periodically updated to reflect emerging health risks for the Oklahoma equine population.   Veterinarians and/or horse owners must report any of these diseases upon a confirmed diagnosis:

  • African Horse Sickness
  • Contagious Equine Metritis
  • Dourine
  • Equine Encephalomyelitis (Eastern, Western, Venezuelan)*
  • Equine Herpes Virus
  • Equine Infectious Anemia
  • Equine Piroplasmosis – Theileria and Babesia
  • Equine Viral Arteritis
  • Glanders (zoonoctic disease which can be spread between animals and people)
  • Strangles – Streptococcus equi

To report any of the above, contact the Oklahoma Industry Animal Services by calling 405-522-6141 during normal office hours or 580-257-0254 after hours.  To see a copy of the full document click here.  reportdisease


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