section .0400 equine infectious anemis (eia)



The following definitions are in effect throughout this Section:

(1) Equine. Any member of the equine family, including horses, ponies, mules, asses and other equines;

(2) Reactor. An equine over six months of age that reacts positively to an approved test for equine infectious anemia;

(3) Official Test. A test recognized by Veterinary Services, APHIS, USDA, pursuant to 9 CFR 75.4;

(4) Date of Test. Date blood sample is collected from the equine;

(5) Licensed Accredited Veterinarian. A veterinarian licensed to practice in North Carolina by the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Board and accredited by the USDA;

(6) Exposed Equine. An equine which the State Veterinarian or his authorized representative has reasonable grounds to believe has been exposed to equine infectious anemia; An equine shall be considered exposed when in the professional judgment of a state or federally employed, or accredited, veterinarian designated by the State Veterinarian, the equine has been exposed. A premises may be approved by the State Veterinarian for the permanent quarantine of an equine which is positive to an official test for equine infectious anemia when it can be determined that other equines will not be exposed to the disease;

(7) Division. Veterinary Division of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services;

(8) Dealer. Any person who buys equine for his own account for the purpose of resale, or for the account of others;

(9) Public Place. Any premises owned or operated by any governmental entity, any privately owned or operated premises open to the public, or any privately owned or operated premises where three or more equine originating from three or more premises are gathered.


History Note: Authority G.S. 106‑405.17; S.L. 1999-237, s. 13.6;

Eff. April 1, 1984;

Temporary Amendment Eff. October 1, 1999;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2001;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 26, 2017.