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Human (Rare Disease of Public Health Significance)

Human (Rare Disease of Public Health Significance) 1. DISEASE REPORTING A. Purpose of Reporting and Surveillance 1. To monitor trends in the epidemiology of human prion diseases in Washington State.

THE PUBLIC HEALTH IMPACT OF PRION DISEASES1

192 BELAY SCHONBERGER Prion diseases attracted much attention and public concern after an outbreak of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) occurred among cattle in many European countries and scientific evidence indicated thefoodborne transmission of BSE to humans (67,74).

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and other Prion Diseases

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and other Prion Diseases The CJD Foundation HelpLine 1.800.659.1991 help@cjdfoundation.org www.cjdfoundation.org Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Foundation, Inc.

PRION DISEASES OF HUMANS AND ANIMALS : Their Causesand ...

Annu. Rev. Neurosci. 2001.24:519-50 Copyrightc 2001 by Annual Reviews. All rights reserved P RION D ISEASES OF H UMANS AND A NIMALS : Their Causesand Molecular Basis John Collinge MRCPrionUnitand Department of Neurogenetics, Imperial College School of Medicine atSt.

Preventing Prion Pathogenicity by Targeting the Cellular ...

48 Infectious Disorders - Drug Targets 2009, 9, 48-57 1871-5265/09 $55.00+.00 © 2009 Bentham Science Publishers Ltd. Preventing Prion Pathogenicity by Targeting the Cellular Prion Protein Andrew J. Nicoll and John Collinge* MRC Prion Unit and Department of Neurodegenerative Disease, UCL ...

Guideline for Disinfection and Sterilization of Prion ...

infection control and hospital epidemiology february 2010, vol. 31, no. 2 shea guideline Guideline for Disinfection and Sterilization of Prion-Contaminated Medical Instruments William A. Rutala, PhD, MPH; David J. Weber, MD, MPH From Hospital Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Health ...

Prion diseases

Journal of NeuroVirology, 9: 183-193,2003 c ∞ 2003 Taylor&Francis ISSN 1355-0284/03 $12.00+.00 DOI: 10.1080/13550280390194082 Prion diseases Edward McKintosh, Sarah JT abrizi, and John Collinge Department of Neurodegenerative Disease/MRC Prion Unit, Institute of Neurology, University College ...

VACATED AND REMANDED

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF ARIZONA En Banc STATE OF ARIZONA,) Supreme Court) No. CR-99-0378-AP Appellee,))) v.)) Pima County) Superior Court LEMUEL PRION,) No. CR-60263) Appellant.

Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories

282 Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories Section VIII-H: Prion Diseases Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSE) or prion diseases are neurodegenerative diseases which affect humans and a variety of domestic and wild animal species (Tables 7 and 8). 1,2 A central ...

National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center Testing ...

National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center Testing and Reporting Policies As a part of our surveillance efforts for CJD, the National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center (NPDPSC) conducts four different tests on the biopsy and autopsy samples we receive: • Western blot : This ...