chronic wasting disease

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Related to chronic wasting disease: mad cow disease, chronic wasting disease (CWD)
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a wildlife disease (akin to bovine spongiform encephalitis) that affects deer and elk

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Chronic wasting disease has so far been found in five deer farms that were certified to be disease-free.
White-tailed deer harvest from the chronic wasting disease eradication zone in South-central Wisconsin.
Such a test would have been useful at the beginning of the mad cow or chronic wasting disease outbreaks, he says.
Finally, the suggestive evidence of potential sexually dimorphic patterns of genetic divergence suggests that males are probably more important than females for the long-distance spread of chronic wasting disease into new regions.
Epidemiology of chronic wasting disease in free-ranging mule deer: spatial, temporal, and demographic influences on observed prevalence patterns.
With deer hunting season upon us, the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife again will accept samples from hunted deer for this year's chronic wasting disease surveillance program and study.
I was reminded of it just now, as I finished the article in National Parks magazine about elk in danger of chronic wasting disease because of the lack of wolves and easy access to food ["The Refuge," Winter 2007]
The chapters describe diseases such as Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease, kuru, mad cow disease (BSE), chronic wasting disease and scrapie, highlighting their biochemical, molecular biological, genetic, and clinical aspects.
Its current focus is Mad Cow Disease; Chronic Wasting Disease, a disease affecting elk and deer in North America; E.
Every one of the animals that has died of natural causes or was harvested has had their brains tested for chronic wasting disease," Dunbar said.
Sixty of 76 deer killed at a Wisconsin game farm earlier this year tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), reports The Capital Times.
mad cow" disease); and (4) prohibiting sale of food (including dietary supplements) and cosmetics derived from elk or deer that have been exposed to chronic wasting disease.
TSEs are fatal neurological diseases, including Mad Cow disease (BSE), Scrapie in sheep, and Chronic Wasting disease (CWD) in deer and elk.
Transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE) diseases: Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking the help of deer and elk hunters in checking for chronic wasting disease in Oregon.
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