Animal TSEs and public health: What remains of past lessons?

PLoS Pathog. 2018 Feb 8;14(2):e1006759. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006759. eCollection 2018 Feb.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Cattle
  • Encephalopathy, Bovine Spongiform / epidemiology
  • Encephalopathy, Bovine Spongiform / transmission
  • Global Health*
  • Humans
  • Prion Diseases / epidemiology
  • Prion Diseases / transmission
  • Prion Diseases / veterinary*
  • Public Health Practice*
  • Public Health Surveillance*
  • Risk
  • Wasting Disease, Chronic / epidemiology
  • Wasting Disease, Chronic / transmission
  • Zoonoses / epidemiology
  • Zoonoses / prevention & control*
  • Zoonoses / transmission

Grant support

The study was performed within the recently established Clinical Dementia Center at the University Medical Hospital Göttingen and was partly supported by grants from the EU Joint Program–Neurodegenerative Disease Research (JPND – DEMTEST (Biomarker based diagnosis of rapid progressive dementias-optimization of diagnostic protocols, 01ED1201A). This work was supported by a grant from Helmholtz-Alberta Initiative-Infectious Diseases Research (HAI-IDR) and APRI-Human prions–distinguishing sporadic from familial forms via structure and function as well as from the DZNE clinical project (Helmholtz). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.