In conjunction with CDC, MDH has been involved in national surveillance for CJD. Surveillance includes ongoing review of state vital statistics data for deaths related to CJD. Deaths among persons <55 years of age are further investigated as possible variant CJD cases. To date, no cases of variant CJD have been identified in Minnesota.
- CJD Trends (PDF: 21KB/3 pages)
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Deaths and Age-Adjusted Death Rate, Minnesota, 1991-2009
Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Deaths and Death Rate by Age Group, Minnesota, 1996-2009
Sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease in Minnesota, 1996-2009