US Mad cow test results may take two weeks

USDA - The U.S. Agriculture Department may need up to two weeks to determine if a suspect older animal was infected with mad cow disease, the department's chief veterinarian told Reuters on Saturday. John Clifford, the USDA's top veterinarian, said tests will be carried out at the USDA laboratory in Ames, Iowa, and at an internationally known facility in Weybridge, England, to determine if the animal is infected.

Source: Reuters
calendar icon 13 June 2005
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