BSE

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a fatal disease of cattle that affects the central nervous system

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BSE (bovine spongiform encephalopathy) is one of the most common neurological disorder found in cattle that results from a transmissible agent called a prion.
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, commonly known as Mad Cow Disease, is a fatal disease that attacks the animal's brain and central nervous system.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, the World Organization for Animal Health has reduced the United States' risk classification for bovine spongiform encephalopathy, better known as mad cow disease, to negligible.
Signs of infection from bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or "mad cow disease," show up earlier in cows than previously thought, a recent study found.
Australian beef exporters stand to gain from the discovery of a dairy cow with bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or mad cow disease in California.
Known officially as bovine spongiform encephalopathy, "mad cow" disease is fatal in cattle, and is believed to lead to a similar deadly brain disease in humans, called vCJD, by eating meat from infected animals.
Currently the company is offering sequencing services to clinicians, universities, industry and government agencies for breast cancer, prostate cancer, colorectal cancer, brain injuries and concussions, bovine spongiform encephalopathy and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.
An atypical form of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) was recently identified in cattle in Europe (1,2), North America (3), and Japan (4).
Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) is the human equivalent of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), which affects cattle.
They may have acquired the disease from eating beef contaminated with the cattle disease bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) as young children.
The risk management strategy for vCJD includes deferring blood and plasma donors who have visited or lived in countries where the prevalence of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) is higher and donors who have received transfusions in the United Kingdom since 1980.
Bovine Spongiform encephalopathy (BSE, or "mad cow disease"); current and proposed safeguards.
Ribs and other bone-in beef products have been banned by South Korea since December 2003, when the first case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, or mad cow disease, was discovered in the United States.
These thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) compounds enable manufacturers of medical and other regulated products to comply with regulations aimed at preventing the transmission of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).
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