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Antibiotics and antivirals do not modify experimentally-induced Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in mice
  1. Jun Tateishi
  1. Department of Neuropathology, Neurological Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

    Abstract

    Thiamphenicol, rifampicin, amantadine, cytosine arabinoside and isoprinosine were administered to mice which were inoculated with brain tissue containing Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). All the mice developed disease within 3 to 6 months after inoculation. As there was no significant shift in incubation periods among animal groups of each drug administration and non-administration, these compounds had no effect in controlling experimental CJD.

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