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1721.0530 ANTHRAX QUARANTINE, PRECAUTIONS AND DISPOSAL.

Subpart 1.

Quarantine.

A herd with an animal that died of anthrax must be quarantined. The quarantine must not be released until at least 30 days after the last death due to anthrax.

Subp. 2.

Precautions to be observed.

The board shall maintain recommended standard operating procedures for managing anthrax in domestic animals.

Subp. 3.

Necropsy.

No one may necropsy the carcass of any animal dying of anthrax or suspected to have died of anthrax unless authorized by the board.

Subp. 4.

Treatment of carcasses.

The carcass of a domestic animal that died of anthrax must be cremated or disposed of in a manner approved by the board.

Subp. 5.

Treatment of buildings.

If an animal dies of anthrax in a building, the building must be cleaned and disinfected in a manner approved by the board.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 35.03

History:

37 SR 1396

Published Electronically:

April 4, 2013