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Old 04-06-2004, 07:07 PM
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Default Bone/ Blood Meal and Mad Cow Disease

Bill Oliver wrote:


Ignore the freaking ideologue.

Oh, excuse me! That's "Dr. Freaking Ideologue." Hmmm .... gotta be an
aging "M.D." ;-)

For those who are interested in a SCIENTIFIC review of the state of
prion SCIENCE and its attendant issues in the U.S., here's a link to the
most recent Institute of Medicine (part of the Nat'l Academies of
Science) report, "Advancing Prion Science: Guidance for the National
Prion Research Program (2004)"

Here's a direct link to Chapter 5, "Testing Blood for Evidence of Agents
of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies" (pp 108 - 124)