Chronic wasting disease.

  title={Chronic wasting disease.},
  author={Christina J Sigurdson and Adriano Aguzzi},
  journal={Biochimica et biophysica acta},
  volume={1772 6},
Until recently, chronic wasting disease of cervids, the only prion disease affecting wildlife, was believed to be geographically concentrated to Colorado and Wyoming within the United States. However, increased surveillance has unveiled several additional pockets of CWD-infected deer and elk in 12 additional states and 2 Canadian provinces. Deer and elk with CWD have extensive aggregates of PrP(Sc) not only in the central nervous system, but also in peripheral lymphoid tissues, skeletal muscle… CONTINUE READING


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