The present review looks at Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs). After introducing the issue of transmission in animals, the author focuses on the main clinical pictures described in humans, discussing the issues linked to diagnosis both in the preclinical phase and post-onset, and the genetic risk. Lastly, information allowing the reader to assess the real risk of transmission to humans is provided.
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||SAGGI - Neuropsicologia Infantile Psicopedagogia Riabilitazione|
|Publication status||Published - 2001|
- Mad cow disease
- Progressive brain damage
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health