Blood test may screen for mad cow disease

Thu Jan 29, 2021 8:36pm GMT
By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Editor

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Researchers in Canada have developed a blood test that can diagnose fatal chronic wasting disease in elk, and believe it may provide a cheap way to screen cattle for mad cow disease.

Posted by lilian on June 10th, 2009 :: Filed under Animal health, Beef cattle, Canada, Innovation and technology
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