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Hunter-Killed Elk Test Negative for CWD and Other Diseases

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Samples taken from the 39 hunter-killed elk during the state's 2008 hunting season have all tested negative for chronic wasting disease (CWD), according to Dr. Walt Cottrell, the Pennsylvania Game Commission's wildlife veterinarian. Sampl...

100 cases of CWD reported in Alberta

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Alberta led to the killing of all the wild deer by the government hunters in the Chauvin area. This is an effort to curb the spread of chronic wasting disease. // Alberta Sustainable Resource Development spokesman Dave Ealey said that these measures can prevent ...

New Diabetes Resource Provides Tools and Support to Families of Newly-Diagnosed Children with Type 1 Diabetes

...ss project, and hosts Friends for Life conferences to provide education and support for children with diabetes and their families. The inspiration for cwd was personal for founder and president, Jeff Hitchcock; his daughter Marissa was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of two. Jeff's focus was to...

Mutant proteins result in infectious prion disease in mice

... of Zurich in Switzerland, was designed to investigate the specific changes in the prion protein that may contribute to chronic wasting disease (CWD). cwd is a highly infectious prion disease found in free-ranging deer and elk that is similar to bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE, or "mad cow disease"...

CWD Has Already Caused 837 Wild Deer Deaths

...steps to stop the spread of the disease. Along the Saskatchewan border four new cases were detected among the culled deer. Totally about eight cwd cases have been confirmed in Alberta since September. Sustainable Resources Minister David Coutts said that all is being done to combat the diseas...

Deer once again in trouble, due to deer disease!

... and if chronic wasting did jump species into humans there is no telling how that disease would present itself, he said. "There is no evidence of cwd transmission to human hunters," CDC medical epidemiologist Dr. Ermias Belay said. "But studies are limited." He said he wouldn't hesitate to eat venis...
CWD in Medical Technology

Deer Farm Industry in Michigan Issues Statement on the Negative CWD Test Results at Kent County Deer Farm

HILLMAN, Mich., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- When Michigan's first chronic wasting disease case was diagnosed in a whitetail deer at a deer farm in Kent County, state and federal officials shot and killed the remaining deer on the farmer's property and began the process of testing them for CWD. The...
CWD in Biological News

Soil-bound prions that cause CWD remain infectious

Researchers discovered a new bacterium in an immune-compromised patient, according to a study recently published in PLoS Pathogens. The bacterium belongs to the family Acetobacteraceae and includes bacteria common in the environment, some of which are used in industry, such as vinegar-making. "Th...
CWD in Biological Technology

OASYS Online Provides Special Education Data Management

...nager automatically inserts data stored within the cwd management system and commonly used statements int... management and accountability with its integrated cwd management system. This data management utility pr...are receiving. OASYS Online can also interface the cwd with a districts current student information syste...

Berbee believes acquisition by CDW will make it a national IT player

...customers are currently not CDW customers. "There is very little overlap between what they sell and what CDW sells," Edwardson said. Edwardson said cwd looked at a number of companies, but Berbee "was by far the best." He noted Berbee's successful integration of three acquired companies, and said Berb...
CWD in Biological Definition

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