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Formalin RT-QuIC assay detects prion-seeding activity in formalin-fixed brain samples f...
Neurobiology of Disease; Dong TT, Akagi A et. al.

Sep 13th, 2021 - The neuropathology of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (sCJD) is usually investigated using formalin-fixed and formic acid-treated brain tissue. However, formalin and formic acid treatment can interfere with immunostaining of abnormal prion prot...

The Intractable Puzzle of Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease in Very Young People.
Neurology Mead S

Sep 10th, 2021 - The Intractable Puzzle of Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease in Very Young People.|2021|Mead S,|

Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease in a Very Young Person.
Neurology Appleby BS, Maddox R et. al.

Sep 10th, 2021 - Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (sCJD) is the most common form of human prion disease and typically occurs in mid-to-late life. sCJD in early adulthood is extremely uncommon. The purpose of this report is to raise awareness of young cases of sC...

Genetic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease shows fatal family insomnia phenotype.
Prion Chen B, Zhang S et. al.

Sep 7th, 2021 - We report a case of genetic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (gCJD), which has a clinical phenotype that is highly similar to Fatal Family Insomnia (FFI) and has a triad of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (WKs) at the developmental stage of the disease. The ...

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News  57 results

COVID-19: SaBTO Recommendations on Use of Plasma Donations

Jun 10th, 2020 - Recommendations from the Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) on the use of convalescent plasma to treat COVID-19 have been published, ahead of planned clinical trials to commence this month. SaBTO said it is satis...

Fast Five Quiz: Alzheimer Disease Differential Diagnosis and Workup

May 23rd, 2019 - Answer 1/5 Memory-sparing can be observed with which of the following in the early stages of dementia? Your peers chose: Alzheimer disease and frontotemporal dementia (FTD) 0% Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and FTD 0% Dementia with Lewy bo...

CSF and plasma biomarkers predict survival in sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

May 6th, 2019 - Plasma total tau was associated with survival In all, 188 patients were included in the analysis. The population’s mean age was 63.

Fast Five Quiz: Organ Donation and Transplant

Dec 6th, 2018 - Answer 1/5 Although regional transplant centers have varying sets of absolute and relative criteria for excluding potential donors, which of the following is currently considered an absolute contraindication in a deceased donor, according to the N...

Eye Testing May Aid Early Diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

Nov 28th, 2018 - Eye examinations may aid clinicians in the diagnosis of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease (sCJD), results of a small postmortem study show. In an evaluation of the eyes and brains of 11 sCJD patients, investigators found prion seeding in all eyes...

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