The epidemiological, clinical, and laboratory features of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease patients in China: surveillance data from 2006 to 2010.

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Gao, Chen; Shi, Qi; Tian, Chan; Chen, Cao; Han, Jun; Zhou, Wei; Zhang, Bao-Yun; Jiang, Hui-Ying; Zhang, Jin; Dong, Xiao-Ping;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 6, issue 8 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0024231, pmc: PMC3164193
  • Subject: HIV epidemiology | Research Article | Biology | Infectious diseases | Infectious Disease Epidemiology | Medicine | Viral diseases | Epidemiology | Q | R | Population Biology | Prion diseases | HIV | Science | Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
    mesheuropmc: mental disorders | nervous system diseases

BACKGROUND: Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare, rapidly progressive fatal central nervous system disorder, which consists of three main catalogues: sporadic, familial, and iatrogenic CJD. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: In China, the surveillance for CJD started ... View more
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