" 䠠 Kimron Veterinary Institute Department of Pathology

BSE

Israel: BSE testing according to source of cattle and age groups, 2002-2008

08.11.07- 05.03.08

[1] () . Fallen cattle: Central incinerator [1]

[2] . Slaughtered healthy cattle >30 months, tested[2]

in abattoirs prior to release (initially at random ; compulsory since 1.7. 2002)

[3] -M.P. ( ) Cadavers sent to KVI for PM (CNS signs)[3]

Source of

samples

[1]

[2]

[3]

 

 

Positive cases

 

"

Total

()

Age

in years

3-2

4-3

5-4

+5

"

Total

3-2

4-3

5-4

+5

N.A.

"

Total

 

 

 

 

01.01.02-

31.12.02

113

135

111

345

704

231

1150

1774

4262

535

7952

49

1

8706

02.01.03

31.12.03

102

474

162

654

1392

357

2478

4661

13182

657

21335

38

0

22765

01.01.04

31.12.04

656

196

292

776

1920

221

1294

3502

10732

1203

16952

39

0

18911

01.01.05

29.12.05

1163

182

167

618

2130

176

1350

2727

12000

1436

17689

48

0

19867

01.01.06

31.12.06

693

115

132

1166

2106

112

1233

2382

8148

1545

13420

33

0

15559

01.01.07

31.12.07

907

175

134

584

1800

88

1100

2099

6923

1361

11571

30

0

13,401

 

01.01.08

06.02.08

189

25

12

74

300

1

91

264

1073

62

1491

4

0

1795

07.02.08

05.03.08

166

24

18

92

300

2

80

208

825

83

1198

0

0

1498

01.01.08

05.03.08

355

49

30

166

600

3

171

472

1898

145

2689

4

0

3293

 

        -1.7.02 30 [ 2] . 96,955 .

        BSE , [3] 29.05.02 1992. , .

        The first and only BSE case in Israel was diagnosed on 29. 5. 2002 in a dairy cow (born 1992) in [3] group.

        From 1.7.02 all slaughtered bovines over 30 month old [group2] have been tested for BSE before entering the food chain.

Since this date, and up to this week 96,955bovines have been examined and all were negative for BSE.

 

 

. . 젠 Prof. S. Perl

of Pathology Division Head,