Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease. Classic CJD occurs worldwide at 1-2 cases per million population per year In people over 50, the annual rate is about 3.4 per million per year The United States reports about 300 cases of CJD a year
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TDH East Region officials investigated a confirmed case of classic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and a second probable case of CJD in another person in Roane County
Next-of-kin interviewed to rule out CJD transmission that can rarely occur during medical procedures
Neither patient had a history of high-risk procedures (corneal transplant, use of human growth hormone)
No evidence of hospital transmission
No travel outside the United States
Final diagnosis for the second patient available in several weeks