[The first patient with the new variant of Creutzfeldt-Jakob's disease in The Netherlands].

Abstract

A Dutch woman died at the age of 26 years, after a disease duration of 18 months, due to the new variant of Creutzfeldt-Jakob's disease (vCJD). She had never travelled to the United Kingdom and there was no history of potential iatrogenic exposure. However, she had worked in the catering and food production industry for the previous 6 years and had… (More)

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