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Hunting Strategies to Increase Detection of Chronic Wasting Disease in the Deer Family

Submitted by tsavage on September 2, 2020 - 10:06 AM

A recent study shows a surveillance approach of shooting and testing deer likely to harbor the causative agent of chronic wasting disease (CWD) without leading to undesirable population declines can be successful. 

Content Source:

Nature Communications Journal

Content Author:

Atle Mysterud, Petter Hopp, Kristin Ruud Alvseike, Sylvie L. Benestad, Erlend B. Nilsen, Christer M. Rolandsen, Olav Strand, Jørn Våge & Hildegunn Viljugrein