The irish national CJD Surveillance Unit (INCJDSU)

The INCJDSU is based in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin.

Our aim is to provide diagnostic and surveillance services to physicians across Ireland caring for patients with Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease (CJD). 

Our Services

FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS

RT-QuIC

RT-QuIC testing will shortly be available in Ireland with a turn around time of 10 working days. 

Testing Protocols

For protocols on the Ante-mortem and Post-mortem tests available from the INCJDSU

CJD MDT Referral Committee

Need a second opinion on your Clinical and Neuroradiological findings? 

Diagnostic Criteria & Surveillance

National Protocols for referral and management of CJD patients

For a complete list of our test procedures and protocols please go to referrals

REsources for families

What is CJD?

What are the different types of CJD and how are they diagnosed?

FAQ

 Frequently asked questions 

Community Support

Resources available when caring for loved ones

Information  Booklets

Downloadable resources

For a complete list of our information and supports 

Useful Links

HSE  https://www.hse.ie/
HPSC  https://www.hpsc.ie/
IBTS  https://www.giveblood.ie/can-i-give-blood/keeping-blood-safe/vcjd/
ECDC  https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/en
UK NCJDRSU  https://www.cjd.ed.ac.uk/
USA CJDSU  https://case.edu/medicine/pathology/divisions/prion-center
USA CJD family support network  https://cjdfoundation.org/

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