New Method Accurately Detects Prions In Blood

"At a Glance:   A sensitive blood test accurately detected variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease [human form of Mad Cow], an incurable and fatal neurodegenerative disorder.  If validated in larger studies, the method could be used to diagnose prion diseases and prevent disease transmission through blood transfusions".....Source:  National Institute of Health

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