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[Hans Gerhard Creutzfeldt, 1885-1964; Alfons Maria Jakob, 1884-1931, Ger. psychiatrists] ABBR: CJD A central nervous system disease that causes rapidly progressive dementia usually accompanied by muscle jerking, difficulty walking, and aphasia. The causative agent is thought to be a prion, related to the causative agent of bovine spongiform encephalopathy. It can be transmitted from person-to-person by organ transplantation, transfusion, or the donation of other products. It is uniformly fatal in less than a year. The causative agent of CJD is extremely resistant to most sterilization procedures. SEE: Standard Precautions Appendix
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748505/all/Creutzfeldt_Jakob_disease.
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748505/all/Creutzfeldt_Jakob_disease. Accessed October 23, 2019.
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748505/all/Creutzfeldt_Jakob_disease
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748505/all/Creutzfeldt_Jakob_disease.
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