Center for Animal Health and Productivity

School of Veterinary Medicine New Bolton Center | 382 West Street Road Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348-1692

Spongiform Encephalopathies - BSE

image graciously found at the National Institute of Animal Health (Japan) site.

Vacuoles are seen in both neurons and neuropil. Astrocytes, distinguished by their small nuclei, have proliferated.

Histopathological section of medulla from a BSE affected cow.