The Epidemiological, Clinical, and Laboratory Features of Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Patients in China: Surveillance Data from 2006 to 2010

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