Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: implications for gastroenterology

M G Bramble, J W Ironside

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Abstract

The current clinical views regarding variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, and in particular transmission via endoscopy, of those representing both gastroenterology and the Spongiform Encephalopathy Advisory Committee are presented in an attempt to guide clinicians as to "best practice" given the current state of our knowledge.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)888-90
Number of pages3
JournalGut
Volume50
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2002

Keywords

  • Creutzfeldt-Jakob Syndrome
  • Endoscopy, Gastrointestinal
  • Equipment Contamination
  • Humans
  • Risk Factors

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