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Evidence for case-to-case transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
  1. RG Will,
  2. WB Matthews
  1. University Department of Clinical Neurology, The Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford


    Three cases of probable iatrogenic transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease by neurosurgery are detailed together with a cluster of three cases in Eastern England possibly connected by dental procedures, and the development of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in a patient who had been in social contact with a familial case.

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