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Bovine spongiform encephalopathy
An abnormal protein linked to vCJD may be more common than expected in the UK.
Gill ON, Spencer Y, Richard-Leondt A, et al. Prevalent abnormal prion protein in human appendixes after bovine spongiform encephalopathy epizootic: large scale survey. BMJ 2013 (published online Oct 15)
Jackson GS, Burk-Rafel J, Edgeworth JA, et al. Population screening for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease using a novel blood test. JAMA Neurol 2014 (published online Mar 3)
Race B, Meade-White KD, Phillips K, et al. Chronic wasting disease agents in nonhuman primates. Emerg Infect Dis 2014 (published online Mar 25)
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