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(medicine) Variant CJD, a form of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
Countries should assess the risk and take precautionary measures against developing BSE in cattle and the human disease vCJD.
Research The abnormal prion protein causing vCJD remains a scientific enigma.
Research Paul's current research is concerned with developing and applying statistical and mathematical models for the vCJD epidemic in the UK.
The second and third cases showed convincing positivity, however, the pattern of staining was dissimilar from that seen in cases of vCJD.
Analysis of MRI scans of confirmed vCJD patients revealed high signal in the posterior thalamus (pulvinar ).