Creutzfeldt−Jakob disease - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016
Two cases of variant Creutzfeldt−Jakob disease (vCJD) were identified in the EU/EEA in 2016: one probable case from Italy and one confirmed case from the UK.
Variant Creutzfeldt−Jakob disease - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2015
No new confirmed cases of variant Creutzfeldt−Jakob disease (vCJD) were reported in 2015.
Disease data from ECDC Surveillance Atlas - variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
The Surveillance Atlas of Infectious Diseases is a tool that interacts with the latest available data about a number of infectious diseases. The interface allows users to interact and manipulate the data to produce a variety of tables and maps.
Variant Creutzfeldt−Jakob disease - Annual Epidemiological Report 2016 [2014 data]
No new confirmed cases of variant Creutzfeldt−Jakob disease (vCJD) were reported in 2014.
Review of guidelines for prevention of Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease transmission in medical settings in EU Member States and Norway
EU case definition
The EU case definition for variant Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease (vCJD)
Sensitivity to biases of case-control studies on medical procedures, particularly surgery and blood transfusion, and risk of creutzfeldt-jakob disease
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Facts about variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) is a relatively new and rare neurological disease, classified as a Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (TSE).