901:1-19-02 Definitions.

(A) Official Test

An official test for Equine Infectious Anemia is a test conducted at a State or State-Federal laboratory, approved by the department. Any sample or material submitted for said test must have been obtained by a licensed and accredited veterinarian, or an employee of the Ohio Department of Agriculture, or an employee of Veterinary Services, United States Department of Agriculture.

(B) Report of Official Test

Any test for Equine Infectious Anemia on any animal within the State of Ohio must be reported to the department within seven days. The report must be on a form approved by the department and shall provide:

(1) Name and address of owner or bailee;

(2) Location of animal; and

(3) Date samples collected; and

(4) Date samples submitted; and

(5) Identification of each individual animal by a tattoo, brand, mane or tail tag, or drawing.

(C) Reactor or Positive

Any animal classed as positive to an official test.

(D) Suspect

Any animal demonstrating clinical evidence or symptoms of Equine Infectious Anemia to a licensed accredited veterinarian or representative of the department.

(E) Negative

Any animal classed negative to an official test.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 08/13/2010 and 08/13/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 941.03
Rule Amplifies: 941.10
Prior Effective Dates: 12/19/75, 2/15/93