Foot-and-Mouth Disease

Search for Scientific Literature on Foot-and-Mouth Disease

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


Factsheet: Foot-and-Mouth Disease (PDF | 39 KB)

USDA. APHIS. Veterinary Services.

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


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.


Overview of Foot-and-Mouth Disease

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


Global Foot-and-Mouth (FMD) Research Alliance (GFRA)

A worldwide association of animal research organizations that are involved in combating foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).


Foot and Mouth Disease

Northern Ireland Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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


The European Commission for the Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (EU-FMD)

FAO. Animal Production and Health Division.

Established in 1954, this European Commission web site provides links to reference documents, related organizations, and upcoming events related to foot-and-mouth disease.


The Foot-and-Mouth Disease Home Page

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).


Foot and Mouth Disease

Office International des Epizooties (OIE).

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


Foot and Mouth Disease Information

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.