TITLE

DEC ON THE LOOKOUT FOR CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE

AUTHOR(S)
Sanford, Steven Jay
PUB. DATE
October 2002
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Oct2002, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Offers information on chronic wasting disease (CWD), a type of disease included in the group of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies believed to be caused by abnormal proteins called prions. Health risks posed by CWD to white-tailed deer; Ways to prevent the transmission of CWD in deer herds; Efforts of the U.S. government to prevent the CWD epidemic.
ACCESSION #
11176165

 

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