chronic wasting disease

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a wildlife disease (akin to bovine spongiform encephalitis) that affects deer and elk

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I mentioned it in my March 2017 column, and it showed 68-percent annual deaths for CWD deer and only 24 percent for deer without CWD.
I'll never forget the call I received from a discouraged fellow wildlife biologist in February 2002 after the Wisconsin DNR confirmed that state's first CWD case.
Because testing for CWD can be pricey (at $20 per head), some states have set up bounty programs to reduce the risk for infection in their areas.
Because increasing mule deer populations is a priority for management agencies and private landowners in the Chihuahuan Desert ecoregion, information is needed on CWD in low density deer populations in arid Southwestern environments to develop informed management options.
It was up to the prosecution to prove that the travels taken by Vicumodo needed prior approval from the CWD board.
Species naturally affected by CWD include white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), mule deer (O.
7-9, and the seven-day Late-Winter Firearm Antlerless-only Deer Season and Special CWD Deer Season (in select counties) on Dec.
And parks that are within 60 miles of a known case of CWD, such as Shenandoah, Vicksburg National Military Park and Buffalo National River, collect deer and elk carcasses and test them.
In CWD cases, as there is an open mastoid cavity that can be directly examined through otomicroscopy, residual or recurrent disease can often be detected and managed with microsuction in the clinic.
The routine clinical and audiometric tests were performed, as well as CWD and CWU techniques of tympanoplasty.
For example, infection with chronic wasting disease (CWD), a fatal neurodegenerative prion disease of North American Cervidae (Williams et al.
Newcastle were on top of CWD but Maxwell and Nielson hit the woodwork as the game ended in a 0-0 draw.
We conducted a retrospective chart analysis to estimate the economic impact of revision canal-wall-down (CWD) mastoidectomy.
The plans include testing samples from elk and deer that are within a 5-mile radius of where the diseased elk was taken, although there are no reliable tests for CWD while an animal is alive.