Chris Vickery

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To investigate the possibility of oral transmission of atypical scrapie in sheep and determine the distribution of infectivity in the animals' peripheral tissues, we challenged neonatal lambs orally with atypical scrapie; they were then killed at 12 or 24 months. Screening test results were negative for disease-specific prion protein in all but 2(More)
Erythrocyte transketolase activity as measured by a new fluorimetric method was used to define the tissue thiamine status of an age-stratified sample of 42 adults. Concurrent 7-day dietary assessments were made. 26% of subjects (6/21 men, 5/21 women) were biochemically abnormal. Subjects who were biochemically normal had mean daily thiamine intakes that(More)
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