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Encephalopathy, Bovine Spongiform MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Encephalopathy, Bovine Spongiform
Tree Number(s)
C01.207.800.260
C10.228.228.800.260
C10.574.843.300
C22.196.250
Unique ID
D016643
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016643
Annotation
if transmitted to man, coord IM (with probably /‌transm) with specific brain or other neurol dis in text (IM); if transmitted to another species of animal, coord IM (with probably /‌transm) with animal/dis precoord (IM) and specific animal IM or NIM
Scope Note
A transmissible spongiform encephalopathy of cattle associated with abnormal prion proteins in the brain. Affected animals develop excitability and salivation followed by ATAXIA. This disorder has been associated with consumption of SCRAPIE infected ruminant derived protein. This condition may be transmitted to humans, where it is referred to as variant or new variant CREUTZFELDT-JAKOB SYNDROME. (Vet Rec 1998 Jul 25;143(41):101-5)
Entry Version
ENCEPH BOVINE SPONGIFORM
Entry Term(s)
BSE (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy)
Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
Encephalitis, Bovine Spongiform
Mad Cow Disease
Spongiform Encephalopathy, Bovine
Previous Indexing
Brain Diseases/veterinary (1988-1991)
Cattle Diseases (1988-1991)
Public MeSH Note
1992
History Note
1992
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/01/25
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Encephalopathy, Bovine Spongiform Preferred
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