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Detection of prions in blood from patients with variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

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Science Translational Medicine  21 Dec 2016:
Vol. 8, Issue 370, pp. 370ra183
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaf6188

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vol. 8 no. 370 370ra183

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  • Received for publication 15 October 2015.
  • Resubmitted 3 March 2016.
  • Accepted for publication 2 December 2016.

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  1. Luis Concha-Marambio1,2,
  2. Sandra Pritzkow1,
  3. Fabio Moda1,3,
  4. Fabrizio Tagliavini3,
  5. James W. Ironside4,
  6. Paul E. Schulz1 and
  7. Claudio Soto1,2,*
  1. 1Mitchell Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Brain Disorders, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX 77030, USA.
  2. 2Universidad de los Andes, Facultad de Medicina, Avenida San Carlos de Apoquindo 2200, Las Condes, Santiago, Chile.
  3. 3IRCCS Foundation Carlo Besta Neurological Institute, Milan, Italy.
  4. 4National CJD Research and Surveillance Unit, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, U.K.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: claudio.soto{at}


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