Eyes of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease patients show evidence of prions

November 20th, 2018 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

By the time symptoms of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (sCJD) are typically discovered, death is looming and inevitable. In a new study, researchers report finding tell-tale evidence of the condition's infectious agent in the eyes of deceased sCJD patients, making the eye a potential source for both early CJD detection and prevention of disease transmission.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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