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Writing Guidelines: Slaughter Surveillance

This is a view of the template showing the suggested content of an optional Slaughter Surveillance. Instructions are in green and should be deleted from the final draft.

[Optional] Slaughter Surveillance

[Example narrative]
Discussions should be initiated with USDA FSIS Office of Field Operations staff, who oversee slaughter inspection of livestock at federally-inspected slaughter plants, as well as State meat inspection staff to increase awareness of clinical signs of [enter disease] that may be observed on antemortem or postmortem inspection of susceptible species.

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