Wasting Disease, Chronic

Known as: Chronic wasting disease, Wasting Disease, Chronic [Disease/Finding] 
A transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (prion disease) of DEER and elk characterized by chronic weight loss leading to death. It is thought to… (More)

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1942-2017
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
A critical concern in the transmission of prion diseases, including chronic wasting disease (CWD) of cervids, is the potential… (More)
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2006
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2006
The emergence of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer and elk in an increasingly wide geographic area, as well as the… (More)
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2005
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2005
Chronic wasting disease (CWD), a prion disease affecting free-ranging and captive cervids (deer and elk), is widespread in the… (More)
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2003
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2003
Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a unique transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE) of mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus), white… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
There is increasing concern over the extent to which bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) prions have been transmitted to… (More)
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2000
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2000
Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE) of deer and elk, and little is known about its… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
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1999
Mule deer fawns (Odocoileus hemionus) were inoculated orally with a brain homogenate prepared from mule deer with naturally… (More)
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1999
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1999
The PrP gene encodes the putative causative agent of the transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs), a heterogeneous group… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Between June 1986 and May 1997, chronic wasting disease (CWD) was the only natural cause of adult mortality among captive Rocky… (More)
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1980
Highly Cited
1980
In the past 12 years (1967-79) a syndrome we identify as chronic wasting disease has been observed in 53 mule deer (Odocoileus… (More)
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