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  1. Canadian Blood Services (2005). Deferral policies for vCJD. Available online: http://www.bloodservices.ca/CentreApps/Internet/UW_V502_MainEngine.nsf/page/Deferral+Policies+for+vCJD?OpenDocument.

  2. American Red Cross (2009). Eligibility requirements: Donating blood. Available online: http://www.redcrossblood.org/donating-blood/eligibility-requirements.

Other Works Consulted

  • Bosque PJ, Tyler KL (2010). Prions and prion diseases of the central nervous system (transmissible neurodegenerative diseases). In GL Mandell et al., eds., Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 7th ed., vol. 2, pp. 2423–2438. Philadelphia: Churchill Livingstone.

  • U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2010). Fact sheet: Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Available online: http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvrd/vcjd/factsheet_nvcjd.htm.

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