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Articles

Bovine spongiform encephalopathy in a dairy cow — Washington state, 2003
MMWR.
January 9, 2004;52(53):1280-1285.

Preliminary Investigation Suggests BSE-Infected Cow in Washington State Was Likely Imported from Canada
(Dec. 29, 2003)

Probable Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease in a U.S. Resident -- Florida, 2002
MMWR.
October 18, 2002;51(41):927-929.

Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy and Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease: Background, Evolution, and Current Concerns.
EID. January-February 2001; 7(1):6-16.

Links to Organizations outside CDC

Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in North America External Web Site Policy
From the Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Potential Risk of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) From Plasma-Derived Products External Web Site Policy
From the United States Food and Drug Administration. Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research.  CBER regulates biological products (e.g., blood and blood products, and tissues).  This site provides guidance for organizations involved in blood safety.

Revised Preventive Measures to Reduce the Possible Risk of Transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) and Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) by Blood and Blood Products External Web Site Policy
From the United States Food and Drug Administration. Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research.  CBER regulates biological products (e.g., blood and blood products, and tissues).  This site provides guidance for organizations involved in blood safety.

Amendment to "Revised Preventive Measures to Reduce the Possible Risk of Transmission of Creutzfeld-Jakob Disease (CJD) and Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) by Blood and Blood Products External Web Site Policy
From the United States Food and Drug Administration. Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research.  CBER regulates biological products (e.g., blood and blood products, and tissues).  This site provides guidance for organizations involved in blood safety.

BSE (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy or Mad Cow Disease) Information External Web Site Policy
From the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

BSE External Web Site Policy
From the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, United Kingdom


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Date: April 27, 2012
Content source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID)
Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology (DHCPP)
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Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD)

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