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Table 1 Anamnestic data of the celiac and mesenteric ganglion complex used and results of the mouse bioassay done with rendered mesentery fat

From: Low levels of classical BSE infectivity in rendered fat tissue

  Animal ID mpi Results CMGC [8] Results rendered fat
Mouse-bioassay (Tgbov XV) IHC Mouse-bioassay (Tgbov XV)
Negative control KT30 20 Not done Negative 0/11
> 629 dpi
Preclinical IT46 16 + (2/12) Negative 0/10
> 664 dpi
IT60 20 ++ (7/14) Negative 0/8
> 592 dpi
Late preclinical IT61 32 ++ (9/13) + 0/7
> 633 dpi
Clinical IT49 36 +++ (7/9) + 1/6
586 dpi
  1. mpi: months post-infection, CMGC: celiac and mesenteric ganglion complex, IHC: immunohistochemistry, + mild, ++ moderate, +++ severe infectivity respectively accumulation of PrPSc; the numbers in brackets shows the number of positive mice/inoculated mice, dpi: days post-infection.