Depsite rush, rapid BSE test still years away

CANADA - rapid response test for mad cow disease is likely years away even though scientists are scrambling to develop one, says a geneticist who has studied the disease for two decades.
"People certainly are trying to develop something analogous to a dip stick test where you can get the results within hours or minutes," said Dr. George Carlson, director of the McLaughlin Research Institute for Biomedical Sciences in Great Falls, Mont.

Source: Canadian Press via CTV
calendar icon 26 January 2004
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