BSE

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy

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Jun 12, 2014

News Scan for Jun 12, 2014

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vCJD blood test
Sepsis and latent viruses
Jun 05, 2014

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Chikungunya precautions
Salmonella chia recall, new cases
Fourth US vCJD case
MRSA drug approval
May 05, 2014

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H7N9 case, death in China
BSE in Brazil
More Caribbean chikungunya
Pertussis vaccination
Mar 05, 2014

News Scan for Mar 05, 2014

2 new Saudi MERS cases
Blood test for vCJD
Deadliest foodborne pathogens
Possible Marburg drug
H5N8 in South Korea
Feb 25, 2014

News Scan for Feb 25, 2014

Listeria-related recall
BSE in Germany
Feb 12, 2014

News Scan for Feb 12, 2014

New coronavirus in pigs
Hantavirus outbreak recap
Possible CJD exposure
Beef company shutdown
Jan 17, 2014

Food Safety Scan for Jan 17, 2014

More Foster Farms Salmonella cases
Atypical BSE in German cow
Dec 02, 2013

News Scan for Dec 02, 2013

vCJD and surgical instruments
H5N3 avian flu in Netherlands
Polio-related attack in Pakistan
Nov 04, 2013

News Scan for Nov 04, 2013

WHO confirms fatal MERS case
H5N1 death in Cambodia
Final BSE import rule
2-dose HPV vaccine response
Childhood vaccine acceptance
Powassan virus cases
Oct 17, 2013

Study: In UK, 1 in 2,000 may carry vCJD protein

An abnormal protein linked to vCJD may be more common than expected in the UK.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

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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