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Foot-and-Mouth Disease

Department for Environmental Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA). Animal Health & Welfare.

From the UK, this site provides news, answers to commonly asked questions, biosecurity resources, and information on disinfection protocols.

Office International des Epizooties (OIE).

Contains information on prevention and control as well as a link to worldwide experts and laboratories.

USDA. APHIS. Veterinary Services.

This 2013 factsheet provides information on the signs, prevention and control of FMD.

Government of Ireland, Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development.

Contains information on approved disinfectants, suppliers, instructions for use, matting and power washing equipment suppliers, etc.

Merck & Co., Inc.

Chapter from The Merck Veterinary Manual includes information on the etiology, transmission, diagnosis and treatment of food and mouth disease.

Institute for Animal Health (Pirbright Laboratory).

Designated as the World Reference Laboratory for Foot-and-Mouth Disease by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and the Office International des Epizooties (OIE).

Northern Ireland Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Contains information on approved disinfectants, including their use and disposal, and biosecurity advice.

Search for Scientific Literature on Foot-and-Mouth Disease

Click on the following resources for scientific literature about foot-and-mouth disease in livestock.