spongiform encephalopathy


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spongiform encephalopathy

[‚spən·jə‚fȯrm in‚sef·ə′läp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
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Accumulation of mono-glycosylated form-rich, plaque-forming PrPSc in the second atypical bovine spongiform encephalopathy case in Japan.
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is a rare disorder of transmissible spongiform encephalopathy characterized by progressive dementia.
3 million cattle were slaughtered in Japan; each was tested for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).
Mad cow disease, or bovine spongiform encephalopathy, eats away the brains of cattle.
Department of Agriculture issued a ban on the importation of parts from ruminants because testing found a single domestic cow tested positive for bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or BSE.
The animal, which was born in February 1999, is the fifth-youngest found here with Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy.
It is thought spinal cord could have contained high levels of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) infection.
It is thought that spinal cord could have contained high levels of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) infection.
Previous concerns about links to Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, better known as mad cow disease, have made its use controversial.
CHINA: Officials issued a notice in March banning the import of some cosmetics from Europe and other countries due to fears that ingredients from sheep and cows could prompt the human equivalent of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or "mad cow" disease.
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also called mad cow disease, is a fatal disease of the brain and nervous system in cattle.
In 1985, the world began to hear about a disease that was affecting cattle in the UK -- bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease.