bovine spongiform encephalopathy


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bovine spongiform encephalopathy

n. Abbr. BSE
A fatal degenerative brain disease of cattle, caused by a prion that can be transmitted to humans who consume infected beef. Also called mad cow disease.

bovine spongiform encephalopathy

n
(Veterinary Science) the full name for BSE

bo′vine spon′gi•form encephalop′athy

(ˈspʌn dʒəˌfɔrm)
n.
a fatal dementia of cattle, thought to be caused by the prion proteins implicated in Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Also called mad cow disease.
[1985–90]

bovine spon·gi·form en·ceph·a·lop·a·thy

(spŭn′jĭ-fôrm′ ĕn-sĕf′ə-lŏp′ə-thē)
Translations
جنون البقر
nemoc šílených krav
bsekogalskab
encefalopatía espongiforme bovina
encéphalopathie spongiforme bovine
Encephalopathia spongiforme bovin
encefalopatia spongiforme bovina
牛海綿状脳症
광우병
encephalopathia spongiformis bovina
galvijų kempiškoji encefalopatijakempinligė
boviene spongiforme encefalopathiedollekoeienziektegekkekoeienziekte
gąbczasta encefalopatia bydła
choroba šialených kráv
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The most commonly known prion diseases in human are Fatal Familial Insomnia, Creutzfeldt - Jakob disease (CJD), Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker Syndrome, and Kuru, and most commonly identified animal prion diseases are Transmissible mink encephalopathy, Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), Scrapie, and others.
The case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) was confirmed on a farm this week.
There is a need to eliminate the risk of vaccine contamination due to the involvement of human components and bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) agents in cultural formulations.
The trade restrictions on Canada were imposed in 2015 after a breeding cow was found with the brain-wasting disorder, known as bovine spongiform encephalopathy or BSE.
France's agriculture ministry has said a cow in the Ardennes region tested positive for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also known as mad cow disease.
Canada introduced import restrictions on meat of ruminants on the basis of bovine spongiform encephalopathy concerns and closed to any EU beef, including deboned beef, since 1996.
The disease - Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) - was discovered in a dead six-year-old cow during routine surveillance on September 28.
The Irish Government announced last week that a suspected case of BSE (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy) has been identified in County Louth in the Republic of Ireland.
This follows an announcement from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) on 1 November 2013, of a final rule (2) that updated its import regulations for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) and verification of the Irish government's capability to ensure that products meet the US criteria.
Like bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) and variant Creutzfeld-Jakob Disease (mad cow disease), kuru is caused by prions in the brain.
In a ruling (Case C-601/11), issued on 11 July, the court dismissed "in its entirety" an action, lodged on 17 July 2007, by the French government for partial annulment of the Commission's regulation granting the member states greater choice of measures to be adopted when a flock of ovine or caprine animals (small ruminants) is affected by TSE that is not bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).

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