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HTA - 17/48/01

Review on patient safety and reduction of risk of transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)

Project title: Review on patient safety and reduction of risk of transmission of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD)

Call to action: 17/48 HTA TAR 2017

Research type: Evidence Synthesis

Chief investigator: Professor Matt StevensonORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-3099-9877

Lead Author: Professor Matt StevensonORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-3099-9877

Contractor: The University of Sheffield

Cost: £218,728.13

Started: September 2017 | Status: Published February 2020

PROSPERO registration: CRD42017071807

Keeping instruments moist is estimated to reduce the risk of surgically transmitted Creutzfeldt Jakob disease cases and associated costs; other strategies evaluated did not appear cost-effective.

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