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World Health Organization : Year 1996 ; World Health Organization, Emerging and Other Communicable Disease Surveillance and Control, Zoonoses, No. 96.1: Report of a World Health Organization Consultation on Clinical and Neuropathological Characteristics of the New Variant of CJD and Other Human and Animal Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies

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Title: World Health Organization : Year 1996 ; World Health Organization, Emerging and Other Communicable Disease Surveillance and Control, Zoonoses, No. 96.1: Report of a World Health Organization Consultation on Clinical and Neuropathological Characteristics of the New Variant of CJD and Other Human and Animal Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies  
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During a consultation on the 11ewly reported variant of Creutzfeldt-lakob disease (CJD) and other human and animal Transmissible Spongifom Encephalopathies (TSE), which was convened in Geneva from 14 to 16 May 1996, a group of international experts rcviewed thc clinical and neuropathological characteristics of these diseases. The consultation was opened by Dr H. Nakajima, Director-Gencral of WHO, who stressed the importance of the subject in vicw of the putative association of the emergence of the new variant of CJD with the satisfying of nutrition, an essential need of people.

Table of Contents
Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 . . 2 . Neuropathologica1 aspects of the new variant of CJD: Evidence to support that it is a variant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 3 . Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (WE) distribution and update on some transmission studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .I. 4 . Immunocytochemical detection of prion protein (PrP)i n CJD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 5. Phylogenetic analysis of prion gcnes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2. 6. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) protein markcr detection test . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 7 . National reports on CSD and related disorders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 7.1 Argentina and other Latin American countries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 7.2 Australia and Ncw Zealand . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. ... . . . . . . . . . .4 7.3 Austria . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4. 7.4 Germany ............................................................... 4 7.5 India . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 7 6 Ireland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 7.7 Japan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5. 7.8 Sencgirl and sub-Saharan Africa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 7.9 Thai.l a.n d . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6. 8. Conclusions and recommendations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 8.1 Clinical and ncuropathological criteria for thc diagnosis of clinical CJD and other human TSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7. 8.2 Clinical and neuropatl~ological criteria for the diagnosis of the newly recognized variant of CJn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 8.3 Surveillance of CJD and related disorders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 8.4 Evaluation of ongoing research and definition of future research needs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.1 8.5 Proposcd WHO monograph on TSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1.3

 

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