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Mad Cow Disease and Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob (cont.)

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mad cow, mad cow disease, bovine spongiform encephalopathy, BSE, BSE agent, prion, prions, transmissible spongiform encephalopathy, TSE, Creutzfeldt Jakob disease, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, Creutzfeldt Jacob disease, CJD, nvCJD, vCJD, variant CJD, new variant CJD, USDA, scrapie, chronic wasting disease, transmissible mink encephalopathy, feline spongiform encephalopathy, kuru, classic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker syndrome, GSS, fatal familial insomnia, FFI

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Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also known as mad cow disease, and variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) are related disorders.

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