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Table 1 Mean incubation time of TgBoPrP mice following intracerebral inoculation of titrated bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE)-infected spinal cord homogenate

From: Rapid assessment of bovine spongiform encephalopathy prion inactivation by heat treatment in yellow grease produced in the industrial manufacturing process of meat and bone meals

10% Homogenate dilution Transmission rate (diseased/total) Mean incubation time ± SD (days)
100 100% (7/7) 242 ± 14
10–1 100% (7/7) 279 ± 12
10–2 100% (5/5) 322 ± 42
10–3 100% (6/6) 367 ± 53
10–4 33% (2/6) 736, 736, >790
10–5 17% (1/6) 735, >790
10–6 0% (0/6) >790