(A) An owner, custodian, or veterinarian who observes symptoms suggestive of scrapie in an animal in a flock or herd shall:
(1) Report within twenty four hours the symptoms to either a state/federal representative or, to an accredited veterinarian; or,
(2) The owner shall submit the animal, either before or after it dies, to an approved laboratory for pathological diagnosis and necropsy.
(B) Owners, veterinarians and laboratories who are aware of animals that test positive to a live animal test shall report the test results within seven days to the Ohio department of agriculture, division of animal health. The owner shall submit the animal or tissue from the animal, either before or after death to an approved laboratory for necropsy.
Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 901:1-13-02