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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Prion disease: Creutzfeldt-jacob disease.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Most cases of cjd are sporadic. Cjd may be transmitted through organ transplant or contaminated instruments used in surgery. Variant cjd, also calle ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Donato
24 years experience Urology
If CJD=....: Creutzfeldt-jakob disease, then a brain biopsy is the only manner in which the typical spongiform changes seen in cjd can be definitively diagnosed. ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Pathology: Mri may suggest cjd. Definitive diagnosis requires tissue examination by biopsy or at autopsy. For more info see the site below. www.cdc.gov/ncid ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Slade Suchecki
17 years experience Family Medicine
Various: There are at least 2 forms. Classic and new variant. Classic includes sporatic and familial) sporadic - which it is unknown but usually occurs later ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Parent to child: Creutzfeldt-jakob disease, or cjd, is a disease similar to mad cow disease and is caused by a miss-folded protein in your brain. Unlike other forms of ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
<1:million: It occurs in less one person per million per year.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Reporting CJD diseas: Creutzfeldt-jakob disease (cjd) is a reportable disease is all 50 states when the diagnosis is made. The problem is that it is a very difficult diagno ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No easy ones: Cdc website provided the following iinformation."the diagnostic tests performed at the npdpsc include a csf 14-3-3 immunoassay, routine histopatholog ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
NO: Creutzfeld jacob disease , a fatal very rare neurological infective disorder is transmitted by tissue transplantation or ingestion of the infected mat ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
CJD: Creutzfeldt-jakob disease cjd in sporadic cjd, the disease appears even though the person has no known risk factors for the disease. This is by far t ... Read More

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