Spongiform encephalopathy in a miniature zebu

Seuberlich, Torsten; Botteron, Catherine; Wenker, Christian; Café Marçal, Valéria; Oevermann, Anna; Haase, Bianca; Leeb, Tosso; Heim, Dagmar; Zurbriggen, Andreas (2006). Spongiform encephalopathy in a miniature zebu. Emerging infectious diseases, 12(12), pp. 1950-1953. Atlanta, Ga.: U.S. National Center for Infectious Diseases 10.3201/eid1212.060750

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The first case of spongiform encephalopathy in a zebu (Bos indicus) was identified in a zoo in Switzerland. Although histopathologic and immunohistochemical analyses of the central nervous system indicated a diagnosis of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), molecular typing showed some features different from those of BSE in cattle (B. taurus).

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

05 Veterinary Medicine > Department of Clinical Research and Veterinary Public Health (DCR-VPH) > Experimental Clinical Research
05 Veterinary Medicine > Department of Clinical Research and Veterinary Public Health (DCR-VPH) > Veterinary Public Health Institute
05 Veterinary Medicine > Department of Clinical Research and Veterinary Public Health (DCR-VPH) > Institute of Genetics
05 Veterinary Medicine > Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathobiology (DIP) > Center for Fish and Wildlife Health (FIWI)
05 Veterinary Medicine > Department of Infectious Diseases and Pathobiology (DIP) > Institute of Animal Pathology
05 Veterinary Medicine > Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine (DKV) > DVK - Clinical Research (discontinued)

UniBE Contributor:

Seuberlich, Torsten; Botteron, Catherine; Wenker, Christian; Café Marçal, Valéria; Oevermann, Anna; Haase, Bianca; Leeb, Tosso; Heim, Dagmar and Zurbriggen, Andreas

Subjects:

500 Science > 590 Animals (Zoology)
600 Technology > 630 Agriculture

ISSN:

1080-6040

Publisher:

U.S. National Center for Infectious Diseases

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:45

Last Modified:

07 Dec 2014 09:02

Publisher DOI:

10.3201/eid1212.060750

Web of Science ID:

000242301900023

Uncontrolled Keywords:

spongiform encephalopathy, BSE, cattle, prion, prion protein, Switzerland, zebu, scrapie, dispatch

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.18454

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/18454 (FactScience: 596)

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