Encephalopathy, Bovine Spongiform
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A transmissible spongiform encephalopathy of cattle associated with abnormal prion proteins in the brain. Affected animals develop excitability and salivation followed by ATAXIA. This disorder has been associated with consumption of SCRAPIE infected ruminant derived protein. This condition may be transmitted to humans, where it is referred to as variant or new variant CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB SYNDROME. (Vet Rec 1998 Jul 25;143(41):101-5)
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- Encephalopathy, Bovine Spongiform
- Spongiform Encephalopathy, Bovine
- Encephalitis, Bovine Spongiform
- Bovine Spongiform Encephalitis
- Mad Cow Disease
- Mad Cow Diseases
- BSE (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy)
- BSEs (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy)
- Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Encephalopathy, Bovine Spongiform" by people in Profiles.
Controlling new prion diseases. N Engl J Med. 2001 May 17; 344(20):1548-51.
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, new variant creutzfeldt-jakob disease, and bovine spongiform encephalopathy. Neurol Clin. 1999 Nov; 17(4):835-59.