Saturday, May 5, 2012

Funding Opportunity: Continuing Enhanced National Surveillance for Prion Diseases in the United States

Funding Opportunity: Continuing Enhanced National Surveillance for Prion Diseases in the United States




  • Sponsor: CDC
  • Deadline: June 11, 2012
  • Posted Date: May 4, 2012
  • Agency Code: CDC-RFA-CK12-1208


Summary



The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the availability of fiscal year (FY) 2012 funds for a cooperative agreement program to continue enhanced national surveillance for prion diseases in the United States. The purpose of the funding is to continue an active surveillance program similar to that conducted by the National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center since 1997 to monitor the occurrence of potentially emerging human TSEs in the United States. This program addresses the “Healthy People 2020” focus area(s) of Immunizations and Infectious Diseases.





Approximate Average Award: $ 2,550,000.00









MAD COW USDA ATYPICAL L-TYPE BASE BSE



***Oral Transmission of L-type Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy in Primate Model








***Infectivity in skeletal muscle of BASE-infected cattle








***feedstuffs- It also suggests a similar cause or source for atypical BSE in these countries.








***Also, a link is suspected between atypical BSE and some apparently sporadic cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in humans.







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atypical L-type BASE BSE








Tuesday, May 1, 2012


BSE MAD COW LETTERS TO USDA (Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture) and FDA (Magaret Hamburg, Commissioner of FDA) May 1, 2012








Wednesday, May 2, 2012



ARS FLIP FLOPS ON SRM REMOVAL FOR ATYPICAL L-TYPE BASE BSE RISK HUMAN AND ANIMAL HEALTH








Friday, May 4, 2012



May 2, 2012: Update from APHIS Regarding a Detection of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in the United States

















Sunday, March 11, 2012



APHIS Proposes New Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy Import Regulations in Line with International Animal Health Standards Proposal Aims to Ensure Health of the U.S. Beef Herd, Assist in Negotiations








Wednesday, April 4, 2012



Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy; Importation of Bovines and Bovine Products APHIS-2008-0010-0008 RIN:0579-AC68








Monday, April 16, 2012



Continuing Enhanced National Surveillance for Prion Diseases in the United States





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