Overview and evaluation of 15 years of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease surveillance in Belgium, 1998-2012

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BACKGROUND In 1998, following the detection of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) in the UK, Belgium installed a surveillance system for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD). The objectives of this system were to identify vCJD cases and detect increases in CJD incidence. Diagnostic confirmation of CJD is based on autopsy after referral by neurologists… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12883-015-0507-x

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@inproceedings{Litzroth2015OverviewAE, title={Overview and evaluation of 15 years of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease surveillance in Belgium, 1998-2012}, author={Amber Litzroth and Patrick Cras and Bart de Vil and Sophie Quoilin}, booktitle={BMC neurology}, year={2015} }