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From: TSS ()
Subject: SCRAPIE IN SLOVENIA Information received on 11 May 2005 from Dr Simona Salamon
Date: May 14, 2005 at 6:51 pm PST

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: SCRAPIE IN SLOVENIA
Date: Fri, 13 May 2005 14:00:54 -0500
From: "Terry S. Singeltary Sr."
Reply-To: Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
To: BSE-L@aegee.org


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

SCRAPIE IN SLOVENIA

See also: 1 April 2005
, 16 July 2004


(Date of previous outbreak of scrapie in Slovenia reported to the OIE:
March 2005).

Immediate notification report

Information received on 11 May 2005 from Dr Simona Salamon, Deputy
Director General, Veterinary Administration of the Republic of Slovenia,
Ljubljana:

Report date: 11 May 2005.

Date of confirmation of the event: 6 May 2005.

Date of start of the event: 11 April 2005.

Clinical disease: no.

Nature of diagnosis: post-mortem and laboratory.

Details of new outbreak:

First administrative division Lower administrative division Type of
epide-miolo-gical unit Name of the location Spe-cies Number of animals
in the outbreak
susceptible cases deaths destroyed slaugh-tered
Obalno-kraaka region Divaca farm Dolenja vas ovi 191* 1 1 ... ...
cap 14** 0 0 ... ...

* 150 ewes, 40 lambs and 1 breeding ram

** 10 goats and 4 kids

Description of affected population: all sheep are crossbred.

Diagnosis:

Laboratory where diagnosis was made Species examined Diagnostic tests
used Date Results
National Veterinary Institute ovi rapid test 11 April 2005 suspicion
Western blot 12 April 2005 suspicion
immunohistochemistry 6 May 2005 positive
histopathology 6 May 2005 positive

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

Source of outbreak: introduction of new animals/animal products.

Control measures to be undertaken: stamping-out.

http://www.oie.int/eng/info/hebdo/AIS_71.HTM#Sec2

TSS

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