Bovine encephalopathy

Richard Burge R.Burge at bay.cc.kcl.ac.uk
Thu Apr 21 11:23:22 EST 1994


In article <1994Apr18.130804.52291 at ucl.ac.uk> spbcnsp at ucl.ac.uk (Mr Neville Steven Percy) writes:
>No one expected anything like the transmission of Scrapie to cows, Prion 
>diseases had never previously crossed the species barrier...
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How do you know? Are you telling me that you can definitively state that CJD, 
GSS, Kuru, Bovine, Mink and Feline Spongiform encephalopathies and all the 
others arose spontaneously in the individual species?


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