Simulation exercise: Bovine spongiform encephalopathy in Chile

28 October 2003

Dr. Hernan Rojas Olavarría, Director, Department of Animal Protection, Department of Agriculture and Animal Production (SAG), Ministry of Agriculture, Chile, informed us that a simulation exercise on bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) has started on 28 October 2003 using two brain samples collected under the BSE surveillance programme from bovines slaughtered in two authorised abattoirs.

Animal Health Information Department
World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)
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