TITLE

Tests fail to find source of Welsh anthrax outbreak

AUTHOR(S)
Davies, Robert
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Farmers Weekly;5/5/2006, Vol. 144 Issue 18, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the failure of the exhaustive tests conducted by Welsh Assembly scientists to find the source of anthrax that killed two cattle on a Welsh farm. No evidence of the bacterial disease was found in samples of soil, sediments and water collected at Ynys Gau Farm, Gwaelod-y-Garth, near Cardiff. The scientists claimed the negative results indicated that any ongoing risk to animals was low, and that the likely source was spores from an outbreak on the farm 35 years ago.
ACCESSION #
21358869

 

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