Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy. A family of diseases sharing some common characteristics, including a prolonged incubation period ranging from a few months to years and progressively debilitating neurological illnesses, which are always fatal. Examples of other TSEs include scrapie (sheep and goats), chronic wasting disease (deer and elk), feline spongiform encephalopathy (cats), kuru (humans), Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (humans), and variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (humans).
Transmissible spongiform encephalopathy, a disease of the neurological system causing spongy degeneration of the brain with progressive dementia. Examples in humans include CJD and kuru and among animals include scrapie and BSE. (see BSE and vCJD)
Transmissible spongiform encephalopathy, a general term that covers all prion diseases, both human and animal. These are fatal neurological diseases.
Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy - a type of disease, split into many strains, which can be transmitted from one animal to another and causes changes in the brain of the sufferer that appear similar to a sponge, and causes pronounced and degenerating ataxia.
Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies
transmissible spongiform encephalopathy, a class of degenerative brain diseases which individually are usually observed in separate groups of mammalian species
Transmissible spongiform encephalopathy. A disease that has the pathology characteristic
Transmissible spongiform encephalopathy. A disease that can be transmitted from one animal to another which causes microscopic holes in the brain that similar to a sponge.