Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies

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The transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) are a complex group of progressive, neurodegenerative disorders that affect a variety of animal species, including humans. The TSEs are unique among the neurodegenerative disorders in that they are transmissible. The different TSEs are characterized by a relatively long incubation period (months to years) and are always fatal. © 2008

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationxPharm
Subtitle of host publicationThe Comprehensive Pharmacology Reference
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9780080552323
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)


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