. Kuru in the 21st century--an acquired human prion disease with very long incubation periods. Lancet. 2006 Jun 24;367(9528):2068-74. PubMed.


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  1. 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.

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