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Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (Spongiform Encephalopathy): Transmission to the Chimpanzee

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Science  26 Jul 1968:
Vol. 161, Issue 3839, pp. 388-389
DOI: 10.1126/science.161.3839.388

Abstract

Biopsy material taken from the brain of a patient with CreutzfeldtJakob disease with status spongiosus induced a similar fatal encephalopathy in a chimpanzee 13 months after inoculation.