Source of Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease outside United Kingdom
Pascual Sanchez-Juan*†, Simon N. Cousens‡, Robert G. Will§, and Cornelia M. van Duijn*
Author affiliations: *Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands; †University Hospital “Marqués de Valdecilla,” Santander, Spain; ‡London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK; §Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
Figure 1. Scatter plot of the number of cases of indigenous bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in non–UK countries and the number of non-UK variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) cases per country. SA, Saudi Arabia.
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