Terrestrial Animal Health Code
(2004)


Contents

  

PART 1.


GENERAL PROVISIONS

    SECTION 1.1. GENERAL DEFINITIONS AND NOTIFICATION OF ANIMAL DISEASES
        CHAPTER 1.1.1.    General definitions
        CHAPTER 1.1.2.    Notification and epidemiological information
    SECTION 1.2. OBLIGATIONS AND ETHICS IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE
        CHAPTER 1.2.1.    General obligations
        CHAPTER 1.2.2.    Certification procedures
    SECTION 1.3. RISK ANALYSIS
        CHAPTER 1.3.1.    General considerations
        CHAPTER 1.3.2.    Guidelines for import risk analysis
        CHAPTER 1.3.3.    Evaluation of Veterinary Services
        CHAPTER 1.3.4.    Guidelines for the evaluation of Veterinary Services
        CHAPTER 1.3.5.    Zoning, regionalisation and compartmentalisation
        CHAPTER 1.3.6.    Surveillance and monitoring of animal health
        CHAPTER 1.3.7.    Guidelines for reaching a judgement of equivalence of sanitary measures
    SECTION 1.4. IMPORT/EXPORT PROCEDURES
        CHAPTER 1.4.1.    Recommendations for transport
        CHAPTER 1.4.2.    Animal health measures applicable before and at departure
        CHAPTER 1.4.3.    Animal health measures applicable during transit from the place of departure in the exporting country to the place of arrival in the importing country
        CHAPTER 1.4.4.    Border posts and quarantine stations in the importing country
        CHAPTER 1.4.5.    Animal health measures applicable on arrival
        CHAPTER 1.4.6.    International transfer and laboratory containment of animal pathogens
    SECTION 1.5. RISK ANALYSIS FOR BIOLOGICALS FOR VETERINARY USE
        CHAPTER 1.5.1.    General considerations
        CHAPTER 1.5.2.    Risk analysis for veterinary vaccines
        CHAPTER 1.5.3.    Risk analysis for biologicals for veterinary use other than vaccines

PART 2.


RECOMMENDATIONS APPLICABLE TO SPECIFIC DISEASES

    SECTION 2.1. OIE LISTED DISEASES
        CHAPTER 2.1.1.    Criteria for listing diseases
    SECTION 2.2. MULTIPLE SPECIES DISEASES
        CHAPTER 2.2.1.    Anthrax
        CHAPTER 2.2.2.    Aujeszky's disease
        CHAPTER 2.2.3.    Echinococcosis/hydatidosis
        CHAPTER 2.2.4.    Leptospirosis
        CHAPTER 2.2.5.    Rabies
        CHAPTER 2.2.6.    Paratuberculosis
        CHAPTER 2.2.7.    Heartwater
        CHAPTER 2.2.8.    New world screwworm (Cochliomyia hominivorax) and old world screwworm (Chrysomya bezziana)
        CHAPTER 2.2.9.    Trichinellosis (Trichinella spiralis)
        CHAPTER 2.2.10.    Foot and mouth disease
        CHAPTER 2.2.11.    Vesicular stomatitis
        CHAPTER 2.2.12.    Lumpy skin disease (caused by group III virus, type Neethling)
        CHAPTER 2.2.13.    Bluetongue
        CHAPTER 2.2.14.    Rift valley fever
    SECTION 2.3. BOVINE DISEASES
        CHAPTER 2.3.1.    Bovine brucellosis
        CHAPTER 2.3.2.    Bovine genital campylobacteriosis
        CHAPTER 2.3.3.    Bovine tuberculosis
        CHAPTER 2.3.4.    Enzootic bovine leukosis
        CHAPTER 2.3.5.    Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis/ infectious pustular vulvovaginitis
        CHAPTER 2.3.6.    Trichomonosis
        CHAPTER 2.3.7.     Bovine anaplasmosis
        CHAPTER 2.3.8.     Bovine babesiosis
        CHAPTER 2.3.9.    Bovine cysticercosis
        CHAPTER 2.3.10.    Dermatophilosis
        CHAPTER 2.3.11.    Theileriosis
        CHAPTER 2.3.12.    Haemorrhagic septicaemia (Pasteurella multocida serotypes 6:b and 6:e)
        CHAPTER 2.3.13.    Bovine spongiform encephalopathy
        CHAPTER 2.3.14.    Rinderpest
        CHAPTER 2.3.15.    Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia
    SECTION 2.4. SHEEP AND GOAT DISEASES
        CHAPTER 2.4.1.    Ovine epididymitis (Brucella ovis)
        CHAPTER 2.4.2.    Caprine and ovine brucellosis (excluding Brucella ovis)
        CHAPTER 2.4.3.    Contagious agalactia
        CHAPTER 2.4.4.    Caprine arthritis/encephalitis
        CHAPTER 2.4.5.    Maedi-visna
        CHAPTER 2.4.6.    Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia
        CHAPTER 2.4.7.    Enzootic abortion of ewes (ovine chlamydiosis)
        CHAPTER 2.4.8.    Scrapie
        CHAPTER 2.4.9.    Peste des petits ruminants
        CHAPTER 2.4.10.    Sheep pox and goat pox
    SECTION 2.5. EQUINE DISEASES
        CHAPTER 2.5.1.    Contagious equine metritis
        CHAPTER 2.5.2.    Dourine
        CHAPTER 2.5.3.    Equine encephalomyelitis (Eastern and Western)
        CHAPTER 2.5.4.    Equine infectious anaemia
        CHAPTER 2.5.5.    Equine influenza
        CHAPTER 2.5.6.    Equine piroplasmosis
        CHAPTER 2.5.7.    Equine rhinopneumonitis
        CHAPTER 2.5.8.    Glanders
        CHAPTER 2.5.9.    Horse pox
        CHAPTER 2.5.10.    Equine viral arteritis
        CHAPTER 2.5.11.    Horse mange
        CHAPTER 2.5.12.    Venezuelan equine encephalomyelitis
        CHAPTER 2.5.13.    Epizootic lymphangitis
        CHAPTER 2.5.14.    Japanese encephalitis
        CHAPTER 2.5.15.    African horse sickness
    SECTION 2.6. SWINE DISEASES
        CHAPTER 2.6.1.    Atrophic rhinitis of swine
        CHAPTER 2.6.2.    Porcine brucellosis
        CHAPTER 2.6.3.    Enterovirus encephalomyelitis (previously Teschen/Talfan disease)
        CHAPTER 2.6.4.    Transmissible gastroenteritis
        CHAPTER 2.6.5.    Swine vesicular disease
        CHAPTER 2.6.6.    African swine fever
        CHAPTER 2.6.7.    Classical swine fever
    SECTION 2.7. AVIAN DISEASES
        CHAPTER 2.7.1.    Infectious bursal disease (Gumboro disease)
        CHAPTER 2.7.2.    Marek's disease
        CHAPTER 2.7.3.    Avian mycoplasmosis (Mycoplasma gallisepticum)
        CHAPTER 2.7.4.     Avian chlamydiosis
        CHAPTER 2.7.5.     Fowl typhoid and pullorum disease
        CHAPTER 2.7.6.    Avian infectious bronchitis
        CHAPTER 2.7.7.    Avian infectious laryngotracheitis
        CHAPTER 2.7.8.    Avian tuberculosis
        CHAPTER 2.7.9.    Duck virus hepatitis
        CHAPTER 2.7.10.    Duck virus enteritis
        CHAPTER 2.7.11.    Fowl cholera
        CHAPTER 2.7.12.     Highly pathogenic avian influenza
        CHAPTER 2.7.13.    Newcastle disease
    SECTION 2.8. LAGOMORPH DISEASES
        CHAPTER 2.8.1.    Myxomatosis
        CHAPTER 2.8.2.    Tularemia
        CHAPTER 2.8.3.    Rabbit haemorrhagic disease
    SECTION 2.9. BEE DISEASES
        CHAPTER 2.9.1.    Acarapisosis of honey bees
        CHAPTER 2.9.2.    American foulbrood of honey bees
        CHAPTER 2.9.3.    European foulbrood of honey bees
        CHAPTER 2.9.4.    Varroosis of honey bees
        CHAPTER 2.9.5.    Tropilaelaps infestation of honey bees
    SECTION 2.10. OTHER DISEASES
        CHAPTER 2.10.1.     zoonoses transmissible from non-human primates
        CHAPTER 2.10.2.    Salmonella enteritidis and Salmonella typhimurium in poultry

PART 3.


APPENDICES

    SECTION 3.1. DIAGNOSTIC TESTS FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE PURPOSES
        APPENDIX 3.1.1.    Prescribed and alternative diagnostic tests for OIE listed diseases
    SECTION 3.2. COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF SEMEN
        APPENDIX 3.2.1.    Bovine semen
        APPENDIX 3.2.2.    Small ruminant semen
        APPENDIX 3.2.3.    Porcine semen
    SECTION 3.3. COLLECTION AND PROCESSING OF EMBRYOS/OVA
        APPENDIX 3.3.1.    In vivo derived embryos
        APPENDIX 3.3.2.    In vitro fertilised bovine embryos/ in vitro maturing oocytes
        APPENDIX 3.3.3.    Micromanipulated bovine embryos
        APPENDIX 3.3.4.    Laboratory rodent and rabbit embryos/ova
        APPENDIX 3.3.5.    Categorisation of diseases and pathogenic agents by the International Embryo Transfer Society
    SECTION 3.4. HEALTH CONTROL AND HYGIENE IN ESTABLISHMENTS
        APPENDIX 3.4.1.    Hygiene and disease security procedures in poultry breeding flocks and hatcheries
        APPENDIX 3.4.2.    Hygiene and disease security procedures in apiaries
        APPENDIX 3.4.3.    Hygiene precautions, identification, blood sampling and vaccination
    SECTION 3.5. QUARANTINE RECOMMENDATIONS
        APPENDIX 3.5.1.    Quarantine measures applicable to non-human primates
    SECTION 3.6. INACTIVATION OF PATHOGENS AND VECTORS
        APPENDIX 3.6.1.    General recommendations on disinfection and disinsectisation
        APPENDIX 3.6.2.    Foot and mouth disease virus inactivation procedures
        APPENDIX 3.6.3.    Transmissible spongiform encephalopathy agents inactivation procedures
        APPENDIX 3.6.4.    Classical swine fever virus inactivation procedures
    SECTION 3.7. ANIMAL WELFARE
        APPENDIX 3.7.1.    Introduction to the guidelines for animal welfare
        APPENDIX 3.7.2.    Principles applicables to all forms of transport
        APPENDIX 3.7.3.    Principles applicable to specific forms of transport
        APPENDIX 3.7.4.    Guidelines for the welfare of animals during transport by air
    SECTION 3.8. GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS FOR SPECIFIC DISEASES
        APPENDIX 3.8.1.    General principles for recognising a country or zone free from a given disease/infection
        APPENDIX 3.8.2.    Surveillance systems for rinderpest
        APPENDIX 3.8.3.    Surveillance systems for contagious bovine pleuropneumonia
        APPENDIX 3.8.4.    Surveillance systems for bovine spongiform encephalopathy
        APPENDIX 3.8.5.    Factors to consider in conducting the bovine spongiform encephalopathy risk assessment recommended in chapter 2.3.13.
        APPENDIX 3.8.6.    Principles for recognising a country or zone historically free from scrapie
        APPENDIX 3.8.7.    Guidelines for the establishment or the regaining of recognition for a foot and mouth disease free country or zone
    SECTION 3.9. ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE
        APPENDIX 3.9.1.    Guidelines for the harmonisation of antimicrobial resistance surveillance and monitoring programmes
        APPENDIX 3.9.2.    Guidelines for the monitoring of the quantities of antimicrobials used in animal husbandry
        APPENDIX 3.9.3.    Guidelines for the responsible and prudent use of antimicrobial agents in veterinary medicine
        APPENDIX 3.9.4.    Risk analysis for antimicrobial resistance

PART 4.


MODEL INTERNATIONAL VETERINARY CERTIFICATES

    SECTION 4.1. MODEL INTERNATIONAL VETERINARY CERTIFICATES FOR LIVE ANIMALS
        APPENDIX 4.1.1.    Model international veterinary certificate for dogs and cats originating from rabies infected countries
        APPENDIX 4.1.2.    Model international veterinary certificate for domestic or wild animals of the bovine, bubaline, ovine, caprine or porcine species
        APPENDIX 4.1.3.    Model international veterinary certificate for semen of animals of the bovine, bubaline, equine, ovine, caprine or porcine species
        APPENDIX 4.1.4.    Model international veterinary certificate for equines
        APPENDIX 4.1.5.    Model passport for international movement of competition horses
        APPENDIX 4.1.6.    Model International veterinary certificate for birds
        APPENDIX 4.1.7.    Model international veterinary certificate for day-old birds and hatching eggs
        APPENDIX 4.1.8.    Model international veterinary certificate for rabbits
        APPENDIX 4.1.9.    Model international veterinary certificate for bees and brood-combs
    SECTION 4.2. MODEL INTERNATIONAL VETERINARY CERTIFICATE FOR PRODUCTS OF ANIMAL ORIGIN
        APPENDIX 4.2.1.    Model international veterinary certificate for meat of domestic animals of the bovine, bubaline, equine, ovine, caprine or porcine species or of poultry
        APPENDIX 4.2.2.    Model international veterinary certificate for products of animal origin destined for use in animal feeding, or for agricultural or industrial or pharmaceutical or surgical use



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