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Figure 1.


Time scale displaying the preclinical and clinical phases of incubation of hamsters orally infected with 263K scrapie and indicating the time points at which samples from the animals were collected and tested for PrPTSE. Faeces samples collected at 0–24, 24–48, 48–72 and 72–96 hpi were referred to in the figure as specimens from 0, 1, 2, and 3 dpi, respectively.

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