Creutzfeldt-Jakob diseas ecluster in the health area of Meixoeiro Hospital

Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 06/11/2012

The incidence of Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (CJD) in the health area of Meixoeiro Hospital is three times higher than expected. The hypothesis that at least some cases of sCJD are apparently because of covert transmission or zoonosis events should not be formally refuted and might explain the high rate found.

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