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Clinical examination protocol for the detection of scrapie
  1. Timm Konold and
  2. Laura Phelan
  1. AHVLA – Weybridge, New Haw, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 3NB
  1. e-mail: timm.konold{at}

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SCRAPIE, a transmissible spongiform encephalopathy of sheep and goats, is a notifiable disease which continues to occur in Great Britain. Breeding for resistance has markedly reduced the number of classical scrapie cases in sheep, with only three cases confirmed in 2013 by targeted surveillance in abattoirs and fallen stock sheep (Defra 2013). …

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