Bovine Spongiform Encepalopathy Testing

  • Harrison, Lenn (PI)

Grants and Contracts Details


The Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center, College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky will perform appropriate pathological evaluations on all dead cattle presented for necropsy and related testing that are 2 years of age or older. The case work up shall indude obtaining and reviewing the relevant clinical history for indications of altered neurological function. The brain shall be removed from all cases, even those being extremely remote for the disease, and examined by macroscopically and miiroscopic aJly for evidence of spongiform encephalopathy. Results of the neuropatho~p'gical examination for each case shaH be reported to the appropriate state and' federal regular officials.
Effective start/end date10/4/036/30/05


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