Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) is a relatively new and rare neurological disease, classified as a Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (TSE). It was first identified in March 1996 in the UK, when 10 cases of a new disease with neurological symptoms were reported and soon associated with the Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), “mad cow”-disease. Read more facts about variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

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Toolkit for investigation and response to Food and Waterborne Disease Outbreaks with an EU dimension

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Risk assessment: The risk of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease transmission via blood and plasma-derived medicinal products manufactured from donations obtained in the United Kingdom

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Laboratory standard operating procedure for detecting sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease using Real- Time Quaking-Induced Conversion (RT-QuIC) assay

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Variant Creutzfeldt−Jakob disease - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2017

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Creutzfeldt−Jakob disease - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2016

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Variant Creutzfeldt−Jakob disease - Annual Epidemiological Report 2016 [2014 data]

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Peer-Reviewed Publication

Sensitivity to biases of case-control studies on medical procedures, particularly surgery and blood transfusion, and risk of creutzfeldt-jakob disease

Jul 2012

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Disease networks

European Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Surveillance Network (EuroCJD)

European Food- and Waterborne Diseases and Zoonoses Network (FWD-Net)