901:1-19-02 Definitions.

(A) Department

Department means the Ohio department of agriculture.

(B) Official test

An official test for equine infectious anemia is a test conducted at a state or state-federal approved laboratory, which has been 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 the United States department of agriculture, veterinary services.

(C) Report of official test

Any test for equine infectious anemia on a sample from an animal within the state of Ohio must be reported to the Ohio department of agriculture within seven days. The report must be on a form approved by the Ohio department of agriculture and shall provide:

(1) Name and address of owner or bailee;

(2) Location of animal , including county, of where the equine was when the sample was collected;

(3) Date samples collected;

(4) Date samples submitted; and

(5) Identification of each equine sampled, including name, age, sex, color markings, and registration number or tattoo.

(D) Reactor or positive

Any animal with lab results that are positive on a confirmatory test at a state or state-federal approved laboratory.

(E) Suspect

Any animal demonstrating clinical evidence or symptoms of equine infectious anemia to a licensed accredited veterinarian or representative of the Ohio department of agriculture.

(F) Negative

Any animal classed negative to an official test.

Effective: 6/30/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 04/13/2016 and 06/30/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 941.03
Rule Amplifies: 941.02, 941.10
Prior Effective Dates: 12/19/75, 2/15/93