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The characteristics, diagnosis, management, surveillance and epidemiology of CJD.
Recommendations from the Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) on the use of convalescent plasma to treat COVID-19.
1. Brief summary Currently, individuals who have received a transfusion of…
SaBTO is satisfied that the arrangements currently in place across the UK…
Information to help social workers in England who work with people affected by CJD and their families.
Updates on enhanced surveillance of potentially iatrogenic CJD exposures; occasional reports related to human prion disease surveys.
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) incident management guidance document and forms for trusts, hospitals and local health protection teams.
Leaflets for patients identified as at increased risk of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) and for healthcare professionals involved in the care or notification of these patients.…
Prevention of CJD and vCJD by the Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens' Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy (ACDP TSE) subgroup.
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The NHSBT / PHE surveillance programme is a series of national schemes that monitors infection in blood, tissue and organ donors, and transfusion recipients.
Scientific information related to UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations (UK SMI).
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UK SMIs are algorithms and procedures for clinical microbiology, developed through consultation.
Routine reports, and commentary, on data from health protection surveillance schemes.
(All manufacturers) Potential onward transmission of abnormal prion protein when ultrasound transducer probes with internal lumen during transrectal prostate biopsies on men at risk of vCJD. (MDA/2009/080)
Stay at home guidance for households with possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.
Papers on the transmission of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD) from person to person though donated blood components.
Advice from the Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs on source countries of imported plasma for transfusion.
The latest reproduction number (R) and growth rate of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK.
Volume 31 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.
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