Highly contagious or transmissible diseases with the potential for rapid spread over national borders, causing serious socioeconomic and public health consequences:
Transboundary animal diseases
An important livestock or poultry disease believed to be absent from the US and its territories, that has potential significant health or economic impact:
Foreign animal disease
Who governs animal health at the federal level?
Who governs animal health at the international level?
What are 3 methods we use to prevent disease introduction into the country?
T/F: Surveillance of transboundary diseases is almost always active.
almost always passive!
Official disease status is defined by who?
Terrestrial and Aquatic animal health codes
Which diseases have been officially defined by the OIE?
African Horse Sickness Bovine spongiform encephalopathy Classical Swine Fever Contagious Bovine pleuropneumonia FMD Pest des Petits Ruminants Rinderpest