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Transmissible Mink Encephalopathy

Other Names: Mink Spongiform Encephalopathy, Mink Scrapie
Transmissible mink encephalopathy (TME) is a progressive and fatal neurodegenerative disease, caused by a prion, that affects ranched mink.

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