Minnesota Board of Animal Health, Chronic Wasting Disease
Found in a
Chronic wasting disease
of elk: transmissibility to humans examined by transgenic mouse models.
Epizootiology of chronic wasting disease
in free-ranging cervids in Colorado and Wyoming.
PDL) produces tests for Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSE's) such as Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE or 'Mad Cow") in cattle, Scrapie in sheep and goats, and Chronic Wasting disease
(CWD) in deer.
We are asking hunters to bring their deer and elk carcasses to biological check stations or their nearest ODFW office to be sampled for chronic wasting disease
(CWD)," said Colin Gillin, ODFW state wildlife veterinarian.
Misfolded prion proteins are correlated to Sheep Scrapie disease, Mad Cow disease in cattle, Chronic Wasting Disease
in Deer and Elk, and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in humans.
The sickness is called chronic wasting disease
Wildlife officials are becoming increasingly worried about chronic wasting disease
(CWD), a/k/a "mad deer disease," which has been detected in wild and captive deer and elk in 12 states (see "What About Mad Deer Disease?
Scrapie in sheep and goats, a fatal neurodegenerative disease, is a member of the family of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs), which includes bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in cattle, chronic wasting disease
in deer and elk, and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in humans.
SAN DIEGO -- Unless you are a deer hunter or live in selected areas of the country, you may never have heard of chronic wasting disease
He believes Chronic Wasting Disease
"must be an extremely virulent strain" to jump the species barrier.
US: Wisconsin wildlife officials are recruiting landowners in three counties to kill up to 15,000 whitetailed deer that may have been exposed to chronic wasting disease
Japan has banned imports of deer meat and live deer from the United States and Canada as chronic wasting disease
(CWD), an animal illness with symptoms similar to those of mad cow disease, is spreading among wild deer in the U.
No cases of humans getting a brain disease from eating wild game with chronic wasting disease
have ever been documented," says the NIH's Paul Brown.
One chapter is devoted to the pathology, pathogenesis, and molecular biology of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, scrapie of sheep and goats, and chronic wasting disease