Review of guidelines for prevention of Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease transmission in medical settings in EU Member States and Norway
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).
Variant Creutzfeldt−Jakob disease - Annual Epidemiological Report 2016 [2014 data]
No new confirmed cases of variant Creutzfeldt−Jakob disease (vCJD) were reported in 2014.
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.
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
De Pedro Cuesta, J., Ruiz Tovar, M., Ward, H., Calero, M., Smith, A., Verduras, C.A., Pocchiari, M., Turner, M.L., Forl F., Palm, D., Will, R.G.