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BSE and vCJD: Their biology and management

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Figure 4
Courtesy of Dr J W Ironside, National CJD Surveillance Unit ©
Courtesy of Dr J W Ironside, National CJD Surveillance Unit
Figure 4 (a) Thin section through a normal human cerebral cortex, stained with a red dye. (b) A stained, thin section through the cerebral cortex of an individual with the original form of CJD; note the widespread spongiform changes. (c) A stained, thin section through the cerebral cortex of an individual with vCJD, showing local spongiform changes

 1.3 Pre-existing human TSEs