Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

Learn about the impact of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also known as mad cow disease, and its impact on food safety.
Books and Materials on Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy in the NAL Catalog (AGRICOLA)

National Agricultural Library (United States Department of Agriculture).

Searchable database for journal article citations available to persons interested in information on Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy.

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ARS Publications - Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

Agricultural Research Service (United States Department of Agriculture).

Search for publications published and maintained by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), part of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), that deal with bovine spongiform encephalopathy.

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PubMED Journal Citations on Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

National Library of Medicine (National Institute of Health [United States Department of Health and Human Services]).

Searchable database for journal citations available to persons interested in information on Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy.

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Food and Drug Administration (United States Department of Health and Human Services).

All About bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), otherwise known as Mad Cow Disease.

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (United States Department of Agriculture).

Links to resources on ongoing Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) Surveillance plans and results, the history of BSE and additional BSE testing information.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (United States Department of Health and Human Services).

Answers questions on Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). Topics include the definition of the disease, the symptoms of the disease, how the disease is diagnosed and transmitted and current research.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (United States Department of Health and Human Services).

Explains characteristics of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) and classic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) and displays evidence of its relationship with Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE).