15.11.09.01

.01 Definitions.

A. "Department" means the Maryland Department of Agriculture.

B. "Reactor" means the same as the definition of a reactor in "Uniform Methods and Rules." There is no suspect category in swine tuberculin testing.

C. "Secretary" means the Secretary of Agriculture or the Secretary’s designee.

D. "Tuberculin test" means the intradermal test as described in the Uniform Methods and Rules for Tuberculosis Eradication.

E. "Uniform Methods and Rules" means the latest edition of Uniform Methods and Rules for Tuberculosis Eradication as published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.