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Articles From January 2011

Transmission of prions through aerosols

17 January 2011
Technical news (commented)
Tags: TAFS, technical news, TSE, prion protein

TAFS member A. Aguzzi reports in a recent paper about very efficient transmission of prions by aerosols. This important study adds airborne-transmission to the previous list of (natural or experimental) transmission pathways: food, blood, milk, saliva, feces and urine.

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