CJD was not diagnosed until eight months after organ donor's deathBMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7131.630 (Published 14 February 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:630
- G D Morrice, Consultant ophthalmologist
- Stirling Royal Infirmary NHS Trust, Stirling Royal Infirmary, Stirling FK8 2AU
EDITOR—Christie reported on the circumstances leading to the independent inquiry that was ordered after the corneas and sclera from a woman were used for transplantation before a postmortem examination found that she had Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.1 Unfortunately, he made …
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