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Volume 4, Number 3—September 1998
THEME ISSUE
ICEID 1998

New Agents and Disease Associations

The Emergence of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy and Related Diseases

Sir John Pattison
Author affiliation: Medical School of University College London, London, United Kingdom

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Table 1

Annual incidence of bovine spongiform encephalo- pathy in the United Kingdom, 1985-1997

Year Number of cases
1985 14
1986 60
1987 630
1988 2,184
1989 7,137
1990 14,181
1991 25,032
1992 36,682
1993 34,370
1994 23,945
1995 14,300
1996 8,016
1997 4,052

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