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Disease Detail


Rinderpest (RP) is a highly contagious viral disease of cattle, domestic buffalo, and some species of wildlife. It is characterized by a short incubation period, fever, oral erosions, severe hemorrhagic diarrhea, and high death rates.

Species List

  • Bovine

Resource List

Resource Type Language Download File
PowerPoint English Rinderpest FAO images
PowerPoint English Rinderpest PowerPoint
PowerPoint(pdf format) English Rinderpest Powerpoint
PowerPoint(pdf format) English Rinderpest FAO images
Technical Card English Rinderpest Technical Card
Rinderpest Clinical Signs
Rinderpest Other Rinderpest images
Rinderpest Post-Mortem lesions
Rinderpest Rinderpest In Wildlife

Emergency Reporting

To report a potential emergency :

  • Call Texas Animal Health Commission at (800) 550-8242
  • Or USDA APHIS Veterinary Services at (512) 383-2400 in Austin, Texas
  • Or visit the Veterinary Services website for other state's contact information