BSE and CJD

Dave Curtis dcurtis at hgmp.mrc.ac.uk
Sat Apr 6 20:07:02 EST 1996


tivol at news.wadsworth.org (William Tivol) wrote:

>Although it is a reasonable precaution (or, at least, a reasonable PR
>move) to test the calves, not feed them milk from untested cows, etc.,
>there may, in fact, be no coverup.  Perhaps the prion experts will tell
>us if there is evidence for vertical transmission.

The evidence seems to be pointing away from vertical transmission, at
the moment.


Dave Curtis
http://www.gene.ucl.ac.uk/~dcurtis




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