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Public health disease management guidelines : Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)

Description

Intended for public health professionals, this resource presents the recommended practices for the management and reporting of Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) as a notifiable disease. Topics covered include: a case definition of the disease; information on reporting requirements; disease etiology; clinical presentation; diagnosis; epidemiology; key investigation; case management and treatment; and preventive measures. The guidelines were developed by Alberta Health with input and advice from Medical Officers of Health, public health nurses, public health inspectors and medical infectious disease specialists.

Updated

December 1, 2019

Tags
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease communicable diseases notifiable diseases public health surveillance

Title and publication information

Alternative Title

Creutzfeldt-Jakob public health disease management guideline

Extent

20 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Creator
Health
Publisher

Health

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Resource Dates

Date Created

2019-12-01

Date Added

2020-01-06T20:53:07.754641

Date Modified

2019-12-01

Date Issued

2019-12-01

Audience information

Identifiers

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Alberta Health. Public Health and Compliance Branch.

Contact Email

Health.CD@gov.ab.ca