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Toxic and metabolic encephalopathies may range in severity from the acute confusional state to frank coma," McCoyd added.
indicus should be included in programs that monitor transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) and in risk assessments in countries where these animals are part of the domestic livestock.
Neuropathological diagnostic criteria for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) and other human spongiform encephalopathies (prion diseases).
chair of the FDA's Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Advisory Committee and an investigator for the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Researchers in the United Kingdom studying livestock that resist so-called transmissible spongiform encephalopathies report mixed results.
Numerous studies have shown that spongiform encephalopathies are transmissible between species.
CJD is in the family of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs), a mysterious class of degenerative diseases that produces holes in the brain, causing the tissue to appear sponge-like and creating symptoms similar to Alzheimer's.
CJD belongs to a family of rare disorders in humans and animals called transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, or TSEs: "encephalopathies" because they're diseases of the brain, "spongiform" because they leave infected brain tissue looking spongy, and "transmissible" because they can be spread, though not easily.
Until now, there has been no way to accurately diagnosis these diseases - collectively known as transmissible spongiform encephalopathies - in the living.
According to the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Food Safety & Nutrition, prions are associated with a group of diseases called Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs).
10/2014 for the supply of integrated rapid test system for examining brain about 27,000 samples a year (for a period of 1 + 1 year) for the monitoring of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) and Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs) of sheep and goats, as well as all necessary equipment and consumables for conducting the tests.
Coverage begins with human brain development and proceeds through neurological evaluation, hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, intracranial hemorrhage, metabolic encephalopathies, disorders of the motor system, intracranial infections, perinatal trauma, intracranial mass lesions, and drugs and the developing nervous system.
An alternative pretreatment procedure in animal transmissible spongiform encephalopathies diagnosis using PrPsc immunohistochemistry.
The European Commission has decided that each Member State must start a programme to raise sheep and goats resistant to transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs).