OAHN Disease Surveillance Projects

Over the past two years, members from each OAHN network, OMAFRA, the Animal Health Laboratory, along with researchers, professors, and students from the Ontario Veterinary College, have worked on projects related to animal health and disease surveillance. We are pleased to share websites for each of these projects, featuring posters, reports, and a brief summary of each project. Please find links to all of the projects below:

OAHN Alternative Species Research Project

Developing a health and disease surveillance network for Ontario mink farms


OAHN Bee Research Project

Culture, antimicrobial susceptibility and molecular typing of Paenibacillus larvae, a causative agent of American foulbrood (AFB)


OAHN Bovine Research Project

Calf Surveillance


OAHN Companion Animal Research Project

Companion animal infographics


OAHN Equine Research Project

Seroprevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi and Anaplasma phagocytophilum infection in Ontario horses


OAHN Fish Research Project

Antibiotic resistance in Ontario aquaculture


OAHN Poultry Research Project

Evaluating virulence genes and antimicrobial susceptibility of avian pathogenic Escherichia coli from Ontario broiler and broiler breeder flocks


OAHN Small Ruminant Research Project 1

Distance support for on-farm investigation of adult small ruminant mortalities


OAHN Small Ruminant Research Project 2:

Seroprevalence & risk factors of Toxoplasma gondii exposure in small ruminants in Ontario, Canada


OAHN Swine Research Project

The creation of a network of sentinel pig farms to enable coordinated preparedness, early detection, and response to animal disease


OAHN Wildlife Research Project

Developing and piloting a web-based reporting system to enhance wildlife disease surveillance in Ontario