941.24 Authority to test.

(A) No person shall make a brucellosis test or employ any other method of detection for brucellosis or administer a brucella vaccine unless he is first authorized to do so by the department of agriculture. Such authority may be revoked for any violation of Chapter 941. of the Revised Code, without a hearing.

(B) No person shall administer a brucella vaccine that is not approved by the Ohio department of agriculture and produced under license of the United States department of agriculture.

(C) Any person who makes a brucellosis test or employs any other method of detection for brucellosis shall report the results to the Ohio department of agriculture within seven days, unless he is granted an extension in writing by the department. Such reports shall be made on forms provided by the department.

(D) The director of agriculture may promulgate a regulation governing the sale and distribution of a brucella biologic or antigen.

(E) Any animal tested for brucellosis or administered brucella vaccine shall be identified in the right ear by tattoo or a metal numbered ear tag or such method of identification as may be prescribed by regulation by the director.

(F) No person other than a licensed accredited veterinarian shall administer brucella vaccine.

(G) If a veterinarian administers a brucella vaccine, he shall report such vaccination to the department on a form provided by the department. Such report shall be made no later than seven days after the date of vaccination, unless the department grants a written extension of time.

Cite as R.C. § 941.24

History. Effective Date: 12-14-1967