spongiform encephalopathy in young humans

John Brunstein brunstei at UNIXG.UBC.CA
Wed Nov 8 13:10:21 EST 1995



On 8 Nov 1995, A.J.Cann wrote:

> mremingt at UMABNET.AB.UMD.EDU ("Mary P. Remington") wrote:
> >Two "Letters to the Editor" appeared in the Oct. 28, 1995 Lancet.  CJD 
> >was histologically confirmed in an 18 yr.old male in the UK without 
> >family history of CJD.  A 16 yr.old girlwas also confirmed histologically 
> >to have CJD.

> 
> Hmm... I wonder if these numbers are statistically significant?   ;-)

******  They are if you happen to be one of those two people.   ******

> 
> Dr Alan J. Cann  PhD,   Department of Microbiology & Immunology,
> University of Leicester,  P.O. Box 138,  Medical Sciences Building,
> University Road, Leicester LE1 9HN,  UK.
> Email: nna at le.ac.uk     http://www-micro.msb.le.ac.uk/AJC/nna.html
> 
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