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Transmissibility of Scrapie to Pigs by Oral Exposure to Brain Homogenate

Institutions
Veterinary Laboratories Agency, UK
Start date
1995
End date
2005
Objective
This study has two main aims:
  1. To determine the transmissibility of scrapie to pigs by oral exposure to brain homogenate from scrapie affected sheep.
  2. To determine the principal tissue distribution and titre of agent during the incubation period.
More information
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
M03005
Categories
Viruses and Prions