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
References in periodicals archive ?
CWD, chronic wasting disease; MD, mule deer; WTD, white-tailed deer; NA, not applicable; NS, no clinical transmissible spongiform encephalopathy signs.
Scrapie was the first transmissible spongiform encephalopathy described, with reports going back to the 18th century.
Post-mortem testing is being carried out under the EU's transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE) monitoring programme.
Possible candidates include sheep scrapie or previously unrecognized sporadic bovine transmissible spongiform encephalopathy. Perhaps that first case came when the remains of a human infected with transmissible spongiform encephalopathy ended up in animal feed.
The proposal is included in new legislation aimed at consolidating and updating existing transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE) law.
This class of diseases are called Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy's or TSE's.
A: The requirements aim to prevent the introduction, transmission, and spread of communicable diseases by HCT/Ps, by reducing the risk that the HCT/Ps contain communicable disease agents (e.g., viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites, and transmissible spongiform encephalopathy agents), and by preventing contamination during manufacturing.
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is a rare disorder of transmissible spongiform encephalopathy characterized by progressive dementia.
Scientists studying BSE theorized that the origin of the disease was from scrapie, the transmissible spongiform encephalopathy that occurs in sheep that had now been transmitted to cows (Brown).
Cyndyn iawn yw'r Llywodraeth i ariannu'r cynllun newydd oherwydd eu bod eisoes yn digolledu yn sgil unrhyw glefyd Enseffalopathi Sbongaidd (TSE - Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy) a'r cynllun anifeiliaid dros 30 mis (cynllun Casualty OTM).
Both Mad Cow and Chronic Wasting Disease are kinds of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (TSE).

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