Updated Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease infection control guidelines: sifting facts from fiction

Robert A Hodgson
Med J Aust 2013; 199 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/mja13.10379
Published online: 21 October 2013

To the Editor: The editorial by Koehler and colleagues on the updated Australian Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (CJD) guidelines has left me confused.1 I believe that adherence to the guidelines could contribute to CJD and variant CJD changing from sporadic to endemic diseases.

  • Robert A Hodgson

  • Department of Anaesthetics, Frankston Anaesthetic Service, Melbourne, VIC.


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