Neuropathological findings in brains of Bavarian cattle clinically suspected of bovine spongiform encephalopathy.

@article{Miyashita2004NeuropathologicalFI,
  title={Neuropathological findings in brains of Bavarian cattle clinically suspected of bovine spongiform encephalopathy.},
  author={Mitsuhiro Miyashita and Birgit Stierstorfer and Wolfgang W. Schmahl},
  journal={Journal of veterinary medicine. B, Infectious diseases and veterinary public health},
  year={2004},
  volume={51 5},
  pages={209-15}
}
The brains of 26 Bavarian bovines clinically suspected of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) were the subject of a neuropathological evaluation containing histopathology and immunohistochemistry. Six animals tested positive for BSE. In these six brains severe histological lesions that correlated with previous reports from the United Kingdom were observed. Immunohistochemistry with prion protein (PrP(Sc)), glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) and synaptophysin were conducted on the mid… CONTINUE READING

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