Minimise transmission risk of CJD and vCJD in healthcare settings

Prevention of CJD and vCJD by Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens' Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (ACDP TSE) Subgroup.



Annex A2: Distribution of infectivity in animal tissue and body fluids

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Annex B: Diagnostic criteria

Annex F: Endoscopy

Annex H: After death

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This guidance produced by the Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens’ Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (ACDP TSE) Risk Management Subgroup aims to help minimise the risk of transmission of CJD and vCJD in healthcare and other work settings.