What is the scientific name for creutzfeldt-jacob disease called in humans?

Prion diseases. •transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (tses) or prion diseases are a family of progressive neurodegenerative diseases of humans and animals that cause irreversible cumulative brain damage and are uniformly fatal. •prions are the infectious agents that cause tse. The term prion was coined to denote “a small proteinaceous infectious particle resistant to inactivation".