Health Facts Plus: Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Health Facts Plus: Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

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Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)Also available in Spanish Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (Prion Diseases) (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary

Commonly Asked Questions about BSE (Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition) Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Questions and Answers Regarding Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) and Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) (National Center for Infectious Diseases)

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Fact Sheet for Healthcare Workers and Morticians (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)

Mad Cow Disease: Still a Concern (Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research) Prions and Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition) Questions and Answers on Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research) vCJD (Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease) (National Center for Infectious Diseases)

Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (Mad Cow Disease) and New Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (nvCJD): Health Information for International Travel (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Information for People Treated with Human Growth Hormone (Summary) (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)

ClinicalTrials.gov: Creutzfeldt-Jakob Syndrome (National Institutes of Health) ClinicalTrials.gov: Prion Diseases (National Institutes of Health)

Genetics Home Reference: Prion disease (National Library of Medicine)

NIAID Research on Prion Diseases (11/01/2005, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) Pressure Combined with Heat Reduces Prion Infectivity in Processed Meats (09/29/2006, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) Test Could Improve Detection of Prion Disease in Humans (02/14/2005, National Institute on Aging)

Dept. of Agriculture Also available in Spanish Dept. of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Food and Drug Administration National Center for Infectious Diseases National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Agencies Work to Corral Mad Cow Disease (Food and Drug Administration) BSE Legislative Update (Food and Drug Administration)

Annual Incidence Rate of BSE in Countries that Have Reported Cases (World Organisation for Animal Health) BSE (Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy, or Mad Cow Disease) (National Center for Infectious Diseases)

Mad Cow Disease (Nemours Foundation) What''s Mad Cow Disease? (Nemours Foundation)

Should I Worry about Mad Cow Disease? (Nemours Foundation)

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The primary NIH organization for research on Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease is the

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

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Date last updated: 04 January 2007 Topic last reviewed: 18 October 2006