Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

CJD (Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Classic)
(National Center for Infectious Diseases)
This Web site of the Centers for Disease Control has information about the connections between bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE, or "mad cow disease") and a disease in humans called variant Creutzfeldt -Jakob disease (vCJD). There are Questions and Answers, information for health practitioners about infection control practices, and a vCJD Fact Sheet.
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease
Links to sites which have been reviewed by librarians at the National Library of Medicine. Topics include News, General/Overviews, Research, Specific Conditions/Aspects, Organizations, and more. Read a description of this degenerative brain disease. Learn about links between mad cow disease and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease and about research for drug treatments. Select espanol from the menu bar for Spanish links.
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Fact Sheet
(National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)
Has information about the disease, including symptoms, treatment information and research.

Last Modified: Wednesday March 29, 2017 12:00 PM