Countries should assess the risk and take precautionary measures against developing BSE in cattle and the human disease vCJD.
emergence of vCJD with a potential risk of its transmission in blood has led to renewed efforts to reduce donor exposure.
Research The abnormal prion protein causing vCJD remains a scientific enigma.
Research Paul's current research is concerned with developing and applying statistical and mathematical models for the vCJD epidemic in the UK.
incubateore, we cannot tell how many current or past blood, tissue or stem cell donors may be incubating vCJD.