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Human Prion Diseases in the United States PDF format icon PDF - 363KB
(2010) PLoS ONE 5(1):e8521

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Surveillance and Diagnosis
Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2005;41:834–6. This article is in the public domain, and no copyright is claimed.
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Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Not Related to a Common Venue - New Jersey, 1995 - 2004
MMWR. May 7, 2004;53(Early Release):1-4

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease in Unusually Young Patients Who Consumed Venison.
Archives of Neurology, October 2001;58:1673-1678.

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease in the United States: 1979-1998.
Journal of the American Medical Association, November 8, 2000;284(18).

Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies in Humans
Annu. Rev. Microbiol. 1999;53:283–314
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WHO Infection Control Guidelines for Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies: Report of a WHO Consultation, Geneva, Switzerland, 23-26 March 1999
From the World Health Organization

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Associated with Cadaveric Dura Mater Grafts.
November 14, 1997;46(45):1066-1069.
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Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease in the United States, 1979-1994: Using National Mortality Data to Assess the Possible Occurrence of Variant Cases.
October-December 1996;2(4):333-337.
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Surveillance for Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease.
August 9, 1996;45(31):665-668.
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Links to Organizations outside CDC

California CJD Surveillance Project
The California CJD Surveillance Project conducts enhanced surveillance for CJD, variant CJD and other emerging forms of CJD in the state of California

University of California, San Francisco: Memory and Aging Center.
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Website. March 17, 2003.

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Foundation, Inc.

The UK Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Surveillance Unit
From the University of Edinburgh, Scotland

New York CJD Enhanced Surveillance Program
New York State Department of Health, Wadsworth Center. The CJD Enhanced Surveillance program assesses the epidemiology of CJD and monitors the possible occurrence of variant CJD in New York State.

New York City, CJD Information for Health Care Providers
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Texas CJD Information
Texas Department of Health Services

Date: December 11, 2012
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