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Skin Test for Prion Disease May Replace Brain Biopsy

News   Jan 23, 2019 | Original story from Case Western Reserve University

 
Pre-symptomatic Skin Test for Prion Disease May Replace Brain Biopsy

Microscopic examination of brain tissues of prion-infected animals. (Left) Staining shows spongiform degeneration. (Right) Staining shows intense misfolded prion protein. Image credit: Case Western Reserve University

 
 
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