The atypical type H form of BSE, or mad cow disease, was detected in
a cow on a farm in district of El Sahugo, near the Portuguese
border, the OIE said, citing a report from the Spanish agriculture
Spain also reported a case of atypical BSE in Castile y Leon in
March this year.
Widespread cases of mad cow disease hit cattle herds in Britain and
other European countries in the 1990s. So-called atypical cases have
occasionally been detected in recent years and can lead to temporary
(Reporting by Gus Trompiz, editing by Sybille de La Hamaide)
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