BSE

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy

Recent News

Jul 30, 2019

News Scan for Jul 30, 2019

Leafy greens and Listeria
FDA OKs Lyme tests
Prion disease in more camels
Jul 23, 2019
Whitetail buck

Experts call for action on chronic wasting disease

"Relying on the current tests is too late," one expert says, as dead deer might already be shedding infectious prions.

Jun 14, 2019

News Scan for Jun 14, 2019

Southern Hemisphere flu rise
Polio in 3 countries
Prion disease 'mini brain'
Apr 22, 2019
Young white-tailed buck

Virginia probes new CWD detection as Minnesota culls farm deer

The Virginia finding is 40 miles from any other detections in the area.

Mar 28, 2019

News Scan for Mar 28, 2019

New US severe-malaria preference
More Saudi MERS cases
European pandemic vaccine contract
CWD in moose in Sweden
Colorado tick fever in Oregon
Mar 27, 2019

News Scan for Mar 27, 2019

More MERS in Saudi Arabia
H9N2 flu case in China
CWD in South Dakota elk
Mar 19, 2019

News Scan for Mar 19, 2019

New chronic wasting disease program
FDA budget request
Anthrax checklist
Feb 26, 2019

News Scan for Feb 26, 2019

Diagnostic tests in an emergency
CWD expansion in Kansas
Brazil chikungunya arrival
Nov 02, 2018

News Scan for Nov 02, 2018

Polio in 4 countries
Avian flu in Minnesota, Vietnam
Testing for very resistant TB
New CWD type in moose?
Oct 19, 2018

News Scan for Oct 19, 2018

More Ebola in Beni
New polio cases
NYC measles clusters
Dengvaxia approved in Europe
BSE on Scottish farm
Avian flu outbreaks in Vietnam and Bulgaria

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Burke CM, Mark KM, Kun J, et al. Emergence of prions selectively resistant to combination drug therapy. PLoS Pathog 2020 (published online May 18)

Chapman GE, Lockey R, Beck KE, et al. Inactivation of H-type and L-type bovine spongiform encephalopathy following recommended autoclave decontamination procedures. Transbound Emerg Dis 2020 (published online Feb 15)

Concha-Marambio L, Chacon MA, Soto C. Preclinical detection of prions in blood of nonhuman primates infected with variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Emerg Infect Dis 2019 (published online Nov 21)

Hamaguchi T, Sakai K, Kobayashi A, et al. Characterization of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and history of neurosurgery to identify potential iatrogenic cases. Emerg Infect Dis 2020 Jun;26(6)

Hamaguchi T, Sakai K, Kobayashi A, et al. Characterization of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and history of neurosurgery to identify potential iatrogenic cases. Emerg Infect Dis 2020 Jun;26(6)

Huor A, Espinosa JC, Vidal E, et al. The emergence of classical BSE from atypical/Nor98 scrapie. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2019 (published online Dec 16)

Marin-Moreno A, Huor A, Espinosa JC, et al. Radical change in zoonotic abilities of atypical BSE prion strains as evidenced by crossing of sheep species barrier in transgenic mice. Emerg Infect Dis 2020 Jun;26(6)

Peckeu L, Brandel JP, Welaratne A, et al. Factors influencing the incubation of an infectious form of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Clin Infect Dis 2019 (published online Jul 28)

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