Volume 15, Number 2—February 2009
Medical Procedures and Risk for Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Japan, 1999–2008
|Type of prion disease||No. (%) patients|
|Sporadic CJD||760 (76.8)|
|Genetic prion diseases||167 (16.9)|
|Acquired prion diseases†||62 (6.3)|
*CJD, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
†Acquired prion diseases included 61 cases of dura mater CJD and 1 case of variant CJD.