Pathologists and CJD

Gary J. Robinson grobinso at mailer.fsu.edu
Sun Apr 21 13:32:28 EST 1996


I keep reading that pathologists are "historically reluctant to autopsy
CJD victims."  Why is this?  Apparently this reluctance predates the whole
BSE thing.  Are there recorded cases of pathologists catching CJD from
corpses?

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