Published in Blood Weekly, March 30th, 1998
During the past year, progress has been made to develop tissue extraction protocols and sensitive immunoassays that can discriminate between normal and infective prion protein (designated PrPc and PrPsc, respectively), Geoff Barnard, Institute of Animal Health, Compton, United Kingdom, told participants at the fourth annual Blood Safety & Screening Conference, sponsored by Cambridge Healthtech Institute, held February 23-25, 1998, in McLean, Virginia.
Barnard said that the time-resolved fluorescence immunoassay method has been...
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