Or. Admin. R. 603-011-0610 - Definitions

(1) "Bovine trichomoniasis" is a sexually transmitted disease of cattle caused by the parasitic protozoan organism Tritrichomonas foetus.
(2) "The Department" is the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA).
(3) "Virgin bull" is a sexually intact male bovine less than 18 months of age that is certified by the owner/manager as having had no potential breeding contact with females.
(4) "Exposed herds" are cattle herds which have had, within twelve months, direct commingling or cross fence contact with test-positive herd during a time of potential breeding activity.
(5) "Permanent Identification" is a USDA steel alphanumeric ear tag provided as official identification to accredited veterinarians, or breed registry tattoos, or other means of identification established by the Department after review by the Trichomoniasis Advisory Panel.
(6) "Herd" is a group of cattle managed as a separate unit and not mixed with other cattle under the same ownership.
(7) "Test positive herd" is a defined herd of cattle in which a diagnosis of trichomoniasis has been made by a certified, licensed veterinarian.
(8) "Trich-year" is the period from September 1st to August 31st of any given year.
(9) "qPCR Assay" is a laboratory test based on the amplification and quantification of target DNA molecules. The quantitative polymerase chain reaction is also called real-time polymerase chain reaction (qPCR).


Or. Admin. R. 603-011-0610
DOA 9-2000, f. & cert. ef. 4-4-00; DOA 11-2005, f. & cert. ef. 2-17-05; DOA 19-2007, f. & cert. ef. 11-28-07; DOA 15-2008, f. 6-12-08, cert. ef. 9-1-08; DOA 13-2009(Temp), f. 8-28-09 cert. ef. 9-1-09 thru 2-28-10; DOA 9-2010, f. & cert. ef. 2-26-10 DOA 5-2015, f. & cert. ef. 2/23/2015

Stat. Auth.: ORS 591 & 596

Stats. Implemented: ORS 596.392

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