Domestic Surveillance, Diagnosis, and Therapy of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Grant uri icon



  • The fluids and excretions of scrapie positive sheep with the exception of birthing fluids and blood are presumed to be unable to transmit scrapie. However, blood was presumed to be negative only a few years ago. This project will examine greater volumes of fluids and excretions and use a natural host to verify or discount the previous assumptions.

date/time interval

  • October 1, 2005 - September 30, 2010

sponsor award ID

  • IDA01317