SCRAPIE UPDATE CANADA 2009 (typical and atypical cases)
In addition, scrapie is a reportable disease under the Health of Animals Regulations. This means that all suspected cases must be reported to the CFIA.
The following table lists sheep flocks and/or goat herds confirmed to be infected with scrapie in Canada in 2009.
Date confirmed Location Animal type infected
April 29 Quebec Sheep
May 21* Saskatchewan Sheep
June 12 Quebec Sheep
July 23* Alberta Sheep
September 14* Ontario Sheep
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
Nor98 scrapie identified in the United States J Vet Diagn Invest 21:454-463 (2009)
Thursday, October 15, 2009
Transmissibility studies of vacuolar changes in the rostral colliculus of pigs
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