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 2. Scatter plot of live bovine imports (unweighted data) from the UK (1980–1990) and the number of non-UK variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) cases per country. Values are logarithmic. M, million.
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