World Library  


Add to Book Shelf
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Book

World Health Organization : Year 1995 : Communicable Diseases and Emerging Infectious Diseases ; Vph, No. 95.145: Report of a World Health Organization Consultation on Public Health Issues Relaced to Human and Animal Transmissible Spongiform Encophalopathies

By World Health Organization

Click here to view

Book Id: WPLBN0000047762
Format Type: PDF eBook
File Size: 1.2 MB
Reproduction Date: 2005
Full Text

Title: World Health Organization : Year 1995 : Communicable Diseases and Emerging Infectious Diseases ; Vph, No. 95.145: Report of a World Health Organization Consultation on Public Health Issues Relaced to Human and Animal Transmissible Spongiform Encophalopathies  
Author: World Health Organization
Volume:
Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
Collections: Medical Library Collection, World Health Collection
Historic
Publication Date:
Publisher: World Health Organization

Citation

APA MLA Chicago

Organization, W. H. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Year 1995 : Communicable Diseases and Emerging Infectious Diseases ; Vph, No. 95.145. Retrieved from http://worldebooklibrary.net/


Description
Medical Reference Publication

Excerpt
A meeting on the traiismissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSE) was held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 17-19 May 1995. This group of diseases includes bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) which was first described in the United Kingdom but which has occurred subsequently in several other countries.

Table of Contents
Table of Contents 1. INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .;.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 2 . WORLDWIDE OCCURRENCE OF RECENTLY IDENTIFIED ANIMAL TRANSMISSIBLE SPONGIFORM ENCEPHALOPATHIES (TSEs) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5. 2.1 BSE epidemiology and control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .,.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 2.1.1 Country with a high incidence of BSE: UK . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. ... . . . . . . . .5 2.1.2 Countries with lower incidence of BSE in native cattle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 2.1.3 Countries and territories with BSE in imported cattle only . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 2.2 Other new animal TSEs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6. 3 . CURRENT STATUS OF BSE RESEARCH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 3.1 Experimental host range of BSE .................................................. 6 3.2 Tissue distribution of agent in confirmed cases of BSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 3.3 Tissue distribution of agent in cattle during the incubation period . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 3.4 Vertical and horizontal transmission studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 3.5 Strain characteristics of TSE agents in mice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 3.6 BSE and scrapie agent deGontamination . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 4 . CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB DISEASE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 4.1 Incidence of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .: . ..................... 9 4.2 Risk factors for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 4.2.1 %amgenicc ases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 4.2.2 Occupation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 0. 4.2.3 Diet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 4.2.4 Molecular Biology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.0. 4.3 Conclusion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1

 

Click To View

Additional Books


  • Higher Education of Women in Europe (by )
  • Big Cats (by )
  • A Dream of Armageddon (by )
  • A Coercive League Contrary to the Teachi... (by )
  • The Book of Dreams and Ghosts (by )
  • Zvit Dyrektsyï Ts. K. Akademichnoï Gimna... (by )
  • Z Zhurboiu Radist Obnialas (by )
  • Zvukolirnist : Poeziï (Knyzhka Druha) (by )
  • The Strange Disappearance of Joe Cardona (by )
  • Rossiia Nakanunie Dvadtsatago Stolietiia (by )
  • Damaged Goods (by )
  • Proceedings of the American Political Sc... (by )
Scroll Left
Scroll Right

 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from World eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.