Further Analysis of BSE Test Results in England, Statement By Dr. John Clifford, USDA

US - "Today, an official with USDA's National Veterinary Services Laboratory departed for Weybridge, England, hand-carrying samples for further testing. "USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has been consulting with officials at the Weybridge laboratory to discuss the conflicting results and the protocol for additional testing at Weybridge and USDA. Weybridge officials will be conducting a combination of rapid, immunohistochemistry and Western blot tests to determine whether or not this animal had BSE. USDA will also conduct additional analysis testing to better understand the conflicting results.

Source: USDA's APHIS
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