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									CJD Surgical Instrument Handling Based on Tissue Infectivity
Low Infectivity Tissue: CSF, Kidney, Liver, Lung, Lymph nodes/ spleen & *Placenta High Infectivity Tissue: (Confirmed Brain, Spinal Cord & Suspected Eye

Tissues of no detectable infectivity
Adipose tissue, Adrenal gland, Blood, Breast Milk, Faeces, Gingival tissue, Heart muscle, Intestine, Leukocytes, Nasal Mucous, Peripheral nerve #Placenta, Prostate, Saliva, Semen, Serous exudate, Skeletal muscle, Skin, Sputum, Sweat, Tears, Testis, Thyroid, Urine, Vaginal Secretions

(Confirmed) Suspected CJD or unknown neurological diagnosis

Known CJD Unknown Neurological Diagnosis Or Suspected CJD Wipe instruments with enzyme cleaner. Quarantine instruments until biopsy or pathology results available

Refer to Table 3

Tests positive for CJD

Test negative for CJD

Routine Sterilization *According to WHO # According to Rutala


								
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