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From: TSS ()
Subject: SCRAPIE IN SLOVENIA
Date: April 2, 2005 at 7:24 pm PST

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: SCRAPIE IN SLOVENIA
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2005 10:41:12 -0600
From: "Terry S. Singeltary Sr."
Reply-To: Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
To: BSE-L@KALIV.UNI-KARLSRUHE.DE


##################### Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy #####################

SCRAPIE IN SLOVENIA

See also: 16 July 2004

(Date of previous outbreak of scrapie in Slovenia reported to the OIE:
July 2004).

Immediate notification report

Information received on 25 March 2005 from Dr Simona Salamon, Deputy
Director General, Veterinary Administration of the Republic of Slovenia,
Ljubljana:

Report date: 25 March 2005.

Reason for immediate notification: re-occurrence of a listed disease or
infection in a country, zone/compartment following a report declaring
the outbreak ended.

Date of first confirmation of the event: 24 March 2005.

Date of start of the event: 9 March 2005.

Nature of diagnosis: post-mortem and laboratory.

Details of outbreak:

First administrative division Type of epide-miolo-gical unit Name of the
location Date of start of the outbreak Spe-cies Number of animals in the
outbreak
susceptible cases deaths destroyed slaugh-tered
municipality of Kocevje farm Nemaka Loka 9 March 2005 ovi 615* 1 1 ... ...
cap 137** 0 0 0 0

* 399 ewes, 209 lambs and 7 breeding rams

** 94 goats, 40 kids, 3 breeding male goats

Description of affected population: all sheep are crossbred between
Jezersko-solcavska and Texel. In addition to the sheep and goats, there
are also 28 bovines, 5 horses and 6 dogs on the farm.

Diagnosis:

Laboratory where diagnosis was made Species examined Diagnostic tests
used Date Results
National Veterinary Institute ovi rapid test 9 March 2005 suspicion
Western blot 10 March 2005 positive
immunohistochemistry 24 March 2005 positive

The sample was sent to VLA Weybridge, United Kingdom (OIE Reference
Laboratory for scrapie) for discriminatory testing.

Source of outbreak or origin of infection: unknown or inconclusive.

Control measures to be undertaken: partial stamping-out.

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http://www.oie.int/eng/info/hebdo/AIS_77.HTM#Sec0

TSS

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