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Identification of Blood Protein Markers for TSE Disease

Institutions
Roslin Institute
Start date
2002
End date
2005
Objective
This research project aims to investigate whether certain proteins present in blood could be used as a diagnostic test for BSE in cattle and CJD in humans.
More information
There is a major requirement for an anti-mortem blood-based assay capable of identifying BSE infected cattle and CJD infected humans at the preclinical stages of these diseases.

Find more about this project and other FSA food safety-related projects at the Food Standards Agency Research webpage.

Funding Source
Food Standards Agency
Project number
M03019
Categories
Viruses and Prions