Scrapie can be transmitted to mice by instillation of inoculum into the conjunctiva

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7024.181 (Published 20 January 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:181
  1. Janet R Fraser,
  2. James D Foster,
  3. Hugh Fraser
  1. Senior research scientist Research scientist Consultant neuropathologist Institute for Animal Health, Biological and Biotechnological Scientific Research Council/MRC Neuropathogenesis Unit, Edinburgh EH9 3JF

    EDITOR,—None of the articles discussing the possible routes of transmission of spongiform encephalopathies cite a particular piece of evidence.1 In 1993 the three of us showed that scrapie can be successfully transmitted …

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