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Transmission of creutzfeldt-jacob disease (cjd) has been proven between family members?
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In brief: Yes and No
Transmission in the sense of exposure to the prion protein is not more likely between family members than the general population.
However, there are familial, i.e., genetic, forms of cjd that can be inherited.

In brief: Yes and No
Transmission in the sense of exposure to the prion protein is not more likely between family members than the general population.
However, there are familial, i.e., genetic, forms of cjd that can be inherited.
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