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USGS
October 1, 2021

2021 NWHC HPAI morbidity/mortality surveillance guidance

2021 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) morbidity/mortality surveillance guidance from the USGS National Wildlife Health Center

Additional resources:

Avian Influenza and Wild Birds (USDA)

USGS
February 8, 2021

Bat White-Nose Syndrome/Pd Surveillance Submission Guidelines

Bat White-Nose Syndrome (WNS)/Pd Surveillance Submission Guidelines Winter 2020/2021 (November – May)

These sample submission guidelines are for use when evaluating unusual bat morbidity or mortality during Winter 2020/2021 identified through either passive surveillance efforts (i.e.: public reporting, rabies lab submissions) or active surveillance

USGS
March 1, 2015

Biosafety Measures for Working with P. destructans in the laboratory

Biosafety Measures for Working with Pseudogymnoascus destructans in the Laboratory and Use or Storage of Potentially Contaminated Materials

USGS
March 29, 2018

Diagnostic Case Submission Guidelines

The National Wildlife Health Center (NWHC) conducts diagnostic investigations to determine causes of wildlife morbidity and mortality events. The following guidelines outline the framework used by the NWHC to determine acceptance for diagnostic evaluation. All submissions must be submitted through, or in consultation with, an appropriate Federal, State, or Tribal agency

USGS
June 14, 2021

Diagnostic Case Submission Guidelines for Avian Botulism

This document addresses diagnostic testing services for avian botulism and guidelines for submitting specimens for botulism testing at the USGS National Wildlife Health Center.

Please contact the NWHC epidemiologist on duty (608) 270-2480, NWHC-epi@usgs.gov. For events in Hawaii or the Pacific Islands, contact the NWHC Honolulu

USGS
August 21, 2020

Diagnostic Case Submission Guidelines for Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease

Diagnostic Case Submission Guidelines for Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease from the USGS National Wildlife Health Center.

USGS
November 25, 2014

Diagnostic Categories for Reporting Cases of Bat White-Nose Syndrome

Diagnostic Categories for Reporting Cases of Bat White-Nose Syndrome (WNS) Including a Summary of revisions to WNS case definitions for the 2014/2015 season

USGS
June 1, 2018

IBDC Submission Instructions

Inclusion Body Disease of Cranes (IBDC) serology is performed as a service by the USGS National Wildlife Health Center (NWHC) upon request. 

Prior to submitting samples for IBDC serology, please do the following:

1) Review the 

USGS
August 29, 2018

IBDC Testing Submission Form

Inclusion Body Disease of Cranes (IBDC) serology is performed as a service by the USGS National Wildlife Health Center (NWHC) upon request. 

Prior to submitting samples for IBDC serology, please do the following:

1) Review the 

USGS
November 21, 2019

NWHC Mortality Event Reporting and Diagnostic Evaluation Workflow

USGS National Wildlife Health Center Mortality Event Reporting and Diagnostic Evaluation Workflow

USGS
March 29, 2018

Wildlife Mortality Reporting and Diagnostic Services Request Worksheet

This form is to be used to report wildlife mortality events and request diagnostic services from the USGS National Wildlife Health Center.