DEVICE FOR TESTING MAD COW

Eric Stevens stevense at iprolink.co.nz
Sat Apr 13 15:56:53 EST 1996


On 12 Apr 1996 13:20:16 GMT, Jan Czekajewski Ph.D.
<75144.2413 at CompuServe.COM> wrote:

>We at Columbus Instruments developed RESPIROMETER that can be 
>used to assess the oxygen consumption and carbon dioxide 
>production starting from bacteria to animals and even in humans. 
>The RESPIROMETER is being used by several researchers to 
>determine the quality of meat through measuring the oxygen 
>consumption and carbon dioxide production. If there is any 
>bacterial contamination, it can be assessed from the results of 
>oxygen consumption. For this reason, we belive that our 
>RESPIROMETER can be used in detecting the contaminated beef and 
>probably to diagnose whether the cow is infected with mad cow 
>disease or not. If you need further information about our 
>RESPIROMETER and its application, please send e-mail or fax to 
>the following address.

But Mad Cow Disease (BSE) is not bacterial in origin, so what makes
you think it will work?


Eric Stevens


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