OIE STANDARDS

The four OIE standards are:

  • the Terrestrial Animal Health Code.
  • the Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals.
  • the Aquatic Animal Health Code.
  • the Manual of Diagnostic Tests for Aquatic Animals.

In the following sections the links to the relevant bluetongue chapters of the Terrestrial Animal Health Code and of the Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccine for Terrestrial Animals are presented.

The current norms for bluetongue were largely influenced by the conclusions of the 3rd OIE International Symposium on bluetongue held in Taormina, from 26 to 29 October 2003.Conclusion of the 3rd OIE International Symposium on bluetongue.The proceedings of the Symposium are available at http://www.izs.it/vet_italiana/2004/3.htm and http://www.izs.it/vet_italiana/2004/04/4.htm.