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Transmissible disease

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noun

A contagious disease wherein the pathogen is transmissible from one host to another.


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A transmissible disease may be transmitted through direct contact (e.g. blood exchange with an infected host) or through a vector (e.g. contaminated surfaces, fomite, air, foods, animals, etc.). Examples of transmissible disease are AIDS, herpes, etc.


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The Fiber Disease

... properties similar to that of the prion proteins responsible for Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs), including Creutzfeldt- Jakob disease in human s, Mad Cow Disease (BSE) in cattle, and scrapie in sheep. Though non-pathogenic, ...

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Sun Nov 26, 2006 3:11 am
 
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The Fiber Disease

... a Dr. recieved a memo from the gov't stating instructions to cover this disease up. Is this why you get upset? I don't think you are part of the ... permissive for sporadic zoonoses to take off as human-tohuman transmissible diseases? Do human infections now pose a threat to endangered ...

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by London
Fri Oct 13, 2006 7:22 pm
 
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prions

... isoform detected in urine of hamsters, cattle and humans suffering from transmissible spongiform encephalopathies: Are you familiar with the book ... The Hidden Connection Between Mad Cow and Misdiagnosed Alzheimer's Disease" by Colm A. Kelleher, Ph. D., released in 2005? Most interesting ...

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by nettimo
Tue Sep 12, 2006 11:29 pm
 
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The Fiber Disease

... be detected in the urine of hamsters, cattle, and humans suffering from transmissible spongiform encephalopathies. Most important, this PrP isoform ... of hamsters with UPrPSc did not cause clinical signs of prion disease even after 270 days, suggesting it differs in its pathogenic properties ...

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by Skytroll
Tue Sep 12, 2006 3:43 am
 
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The Fiber Disease

... for fun??? Well hell yeah that's right.....I said it's like a CJakobson disease or mad cow....Anyway, I finally found and article on it.stating its ... Alphabetical Subject Heading: MicrobiologyThis article discusses what transmissible spongiform encephalopathies are, ... Sanger Institute : Wolbachia ...

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by London
Mon Aug 28, 2006 11:37 pm
 
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