Spongiform encephalopathy

Encephalopathy that is characterized by tiny holes apparent by microscopy, often due to prion disease.
National Institutes of Health

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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs), or prion diseases, are mammalian neurodegenerative disorders characterized by a… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
There is increasing concern over the extent to which bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) prions have been transmitted to… (More)
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1999
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1999
There is growing concern that bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) may have passed from cattle to humans. We report here that… (More)
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1997
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1997
There are many strains of the agents that cause transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) or 'prion' diseases. These… (More)
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1996
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1996
BACKGROUND Epidemiological surveillance of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) was reinstituted in the UK in 1990 to identify any… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Spongiform encephalopathy has been confirmed in both 'positive' and 'negative' lines of Cheviot sheep (selected for their… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
The results of further epidemiological studies of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) support the previous findings that the… (More)
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1988
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1988
This study, initiated in June 1987, describes the epidemiology of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), a recently described… (More)
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1982
Highly Cited
1982
A disease with striking clinical and pathologic similarities to the spongiform encephalopathies is described in six Rocky… (More)
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1980
Highly Cited
1980
In the past 12 years (1967-79) a syndrome we identify as chronic wasting disease has been observed in 53 mule deer (Odocoileus… (More)
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