- het opensnijden v.e. lijk; lijkschouwing; lichamelijk onderzoek v.e. dode
- an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease
- Diagnostic laboratories must have facilities for post-mortem examination, the necessary capacity for serology, histology etc. and must maintain the skills for rapid diagnosis.
- Indicators of these risks must be identified by physical examination, review of the medical and behavioural history, biological testing, post-mortem examination (for deceased donors) and any other appropriate investigation.
- Carcases submitted to the laboratory must be subjected to post mortem examination and samples of the following organs must be taken: faeces or intestinal contents, brain tissue, trachea, lungs, liver, spleen and other obviously affected organs.
- In the event of an emergency slaughter, the carcase shall be subjected to post-mortem examination as soon as possible in accordance with paragraphs 1 to 4 before it is released for human consumption.
- The post-mortem inspection procedures described in Chapters I and IV are the minimum requirements for the examination for cysticercosis in bovine animals over six weeks old and swine.
- as soon as the killed poultry or other captive birds have been removed to be disposed of, those parts of the holding in which they were housed and any parts of other buildings, yards etc. contaminated during the killing, or the post-mortem examination must be sprayed with disinfectants authorised in accordance with Article 48;