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.
- Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, Minnesota, 2016 (PDF)
Deaths and Age-Adjusted Death Rate, Death Rate by Age Group, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease in Minnesota, Classification of CJD Cases.