Collinge J, Whitfield J, McKintosh E, Beck J, Mead S, Thomas DJ, Alpers MP.
Kuru in the 21st century--an acquired human prion disease with very long incubation periods.
Lancet. 2006 Jun 24;367(9528):2068-74.
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The authors show long incubation periods (~50 years) in patients with Kuru. This may be of interest for the monitoring of potential disease rates in humans infected with BSE prions.