From: TSS (216-119-134-159.ipset14.wt.net)
Subject: GAIN REPORT FOR BSE/TSEs USA UPDATE by TSS
Date: September 24, 2004 at 11:05 am PST
National Center for Animal Health Programs
Eradication and Surveillance Team
July 31, 2004
INFECTED AND SOURCE FLOCKS
AS of July 31, 2004, there were 71 scrapie infected and source flocks
(figure 3). There were 4 new infected and source flocks reported in July
(figure 4) with a total of 90 flocks reported for FY 2004 (figure 5).
The total infected and source flocks that have been released in FY 2004
are 62 (figure 6), with 15 flocks released in July. The ratio of
infected and source flocks released to newly infected and source flocks
for FY 2004 = 0.69 : 1.
IN ADDITION, AS OF JULY 31, 2004, 282 SCRAPIE CASES HAVE
BEEN CONFIRMED and reported by the National Veterinary Services
Laboratories (NVSL) in FY 2004, OF WHICH 42 WERE RSSS CASES (figure 7).
This includes 60 NEWLY CONFIRMED CASES IN JULY 2004 (figure 8). THIRTEEN
cases of scrapie in GOATS have been reported since 1990 (figure 9). ONE
NEW GOAT CASE WAS REPORTED IN FY 2004. New infected flocks, source
flocks, and flocks released or put on clean-up plans for FY 2004 are
depicted in figure 10...
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