HC Deb 08 March 2004 vol 418 c1339W
Mr. Lansley

To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether he has referred the issue of possible transmission of variant CJD via(a) blood transfusion and (b) urine-derived products to the Spongiform Encephalopathies Advisory Committee for advice. [157592]

Miss Melanie Johnson

The first possible case of blood transfusion-associated transmission of variant Creutzfeldt Jakob disease (vCJD) was referred to the 81st meeting of the Spongiform Encephalopathy Advisory Committee (SEAC) which took place on 25 February 2004.

The SEAC has not discussed urine-derived products.