15.11.18.08

.08 Reporting Scrapie-Tested, Scrapie-Suspect, or Scrapie-Positive Animals.

A. If a clinically suspicious animal or test suspect is found, the flock owner or flock veterinarian is responsible for notifying the Department or the district office of APHIS-VS within 24 hours.

B. The accredited veterinarian or APHIS-VS authorized laboratory that conducts a scrapie test is responsible for notifying the Department of the test results within 24 hours when a test-positive scrapie animal is found. The Department shall immediately notify the district APHIS-VS office of the positive finding.