transmissible spongiform encephalopathy


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transmissible spongiform encephalopathy

n. Abbr. TSE
Any of a group of neurodegenerative diseases of humans and other animals, including scrapie, bovine spongiform encephalopathy, and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, that are thought to be caused by prions and can be transmitted by contact from one individual to another.

transmissible spongiform encephalopathy

n
(Veterinary Science) the full name for TSE

transmis′sible spon′giform encephalop′athy


n.
any of several encephalopathies, including bovine spongiform encephalopathy, scrapie, and kuru, characterized by spongy degeneration of brain tissue and believed to result from the ingestion of a toxic protein or virus.
[1990–95]
Translations
overførbare svampeagtige hjernesygdomme
übertragbare spongiforme Enzephalopathie
encefalopatía spongiforma transmisible
tarttuva sienimäinen aivosairaus
encefalopatia spongiforma transmissibile
zakaźna encefalopatia gąbczasta
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CWD, chronic wasting disease; MD, mule deer; WTD, white-tailed deer; NA, not applicable; NS, no clinical transmissible spongiform encephalopathy signs.
In contrast to bovine spongiform encephalopathy (3), but like human transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (4), scrapie displays a strong risk dependency on PRNP genotype (4).
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is a rare disorder of transmissible spongiform encephalopathy characterized by progressive dementia.
Like all other forms of CJD, vCJD is a prion disease, or transmissible spongiform encephalopathy.
Both Mad Cow and Chronic Wasting Disease are kinds of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (TSE).
On July 27, 2000, CBER convened a joint meeting of the Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy Advisory Committee and the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee to review the results of these assessments and make recommendations about the use and manufacture of these vaccines.
The Lancet from the Laboratory of Veterinary Medicine in Rome reports an increase in Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy TSE, to the goats and sheep of Tuscany, Sicily, Sardinia and Apulia.
Sheep and other animals also can be afflicted with forms of transmissible spongiform encephalopathy.
In addition, the programme has provided reassurance of the national animal health status which has supported international trade and has allowed substantial savings in Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy surveillance.
The transmissible spongiform encephalopathy agents: concerns and responses of United States regulatory agencies in maintaining the safety of biologics [review].
of a new type of transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE).
More recently, increased attention and concern has been paid to all transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE) diseases, including scrapie, as a result of the discovery of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in cattle, and the link between BSE and new variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (nvCJD) in people and feline spongiform encephalopathy (FSE) in cats in Europe.

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