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Guideline for Disinfection and Sterilization of Prion-Contaminated Medical Instruments

Author: SHEA
Date Published:2/1/2010 9:06:00 AM
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Abstract: Abstract: Creutzfeldt‐Jakob disease (CJD) is a degenerative neurologic disorder of humans. CJD is caused by a proteinaceous infectious agent. Prion diseases elicit no immune response, result in a noninflammatory pathologic process confined to the central nervous system, have an incubation period of years, and usually are fatal within 1 year after diagnosis.

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