Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease

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Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease:

see prionprion
, abnormal form of a protein found in mammals, now generally believed to cause a group of diseases known as prion diseases or transmissible spongiform encephalopathies, which are rare progressive degenerative neurological disorders.
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Aztreonam is not inactivated by MBLs, as a single agent it has limited utility because the vast majority of MBL-producing pathogens also express serine-beta-lactamases that can inactivate it.
It is effective against both gram-negative and gram-positive organisms, including MRSA, and is not inactivated by organic matter.
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