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Identification of Blood Protein Markers for TSE Disease


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.

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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.

<p>Find more about this project and other FSA food safety-related projects at the <a href="; target="_blank">Food Standards Agency Research webpage</a>.

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