Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institutes of Health (NS087588)
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Received: 12 September 2018
Accepted: 17 December 2018
First Online: 5 January 2019
Change Date: 1 February 2019
Change Type: Correction
Change Details: The original version of this article unfortunately contained a mistake. The email address Dr. Wen-Quan Zou, one of the corresponding authors should be written as “firstname.lastname@example.org” instead of “email@example.com”.
Compliance with Ethical Standards
: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
: The use of human brain tissues was authorized by the Institutional Review Board, which is recognized by the Office for Human Research Protections of the US Department of Health and Human Services. The Institutional Animal Use and Care Committee and the Institutional Biosafety Committee approved all of the animal experiments used in this study.
: The consents were received for each case through our National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center.