French cattle to be screened for BSEBMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7251.1692/e (Published 24 June 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:1692
- Alexander Dorozynski
The French government has launched a programme to screen the country's cows for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).
Some 48 000 tests will be carried out with the Swiss test kit “Prionics” on animals more than 2 years old either found dead for no known reason or after accidental death. If an animal …