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CWD transmitted by saliva and blood

 

 

Study: Deer spread CWD through saliva

Rocky Mountain News - October 5, 2006

 

Study sounds CWD alarm

CSU scientists find disease can spread in deer saliva, blood

Rocky Mountain News - October 6, 2006

 

Mad deer disease may spread with saliva
Associated Press - October 5, 2006

 

CSU pinpoints spread of CWD
Research shows blood, saliva can transmit disease

Fort Collins Coloradoan - October 6, 2006

 

Study: Wasting disease passed through animals' spit

Denver Post - October 5, 2006

 

Researchers sound warning

Jackson Hole Star-Tribune - October 9, 2006

 

Infectious Prions in the Saliva and Blood of Deer with Chronic Wasting Disease - Mathiason, et al.

Science - October 5, 2006

 

Supporting Online Material for Infectious Prions in the Saliva and Blood of Deer with Chronic Wasting Disease

Science - October 5, 2006 (pdf)

 

RELATED MATERIAL:

 

Clinical presentation and pre-mortem diagnosis of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease associated with blood transfusion: a case report - Wroe, et al.

Lancet - December 9, 2006 (abstract)

 

Findings shed light on deer to deer transmission of CWD

 

Chronic wasting disease found in venison

CWD transmitted to non-human primates

Scientists detect prions in blood of presymptomatic animals

Urine transmits prion disease

CDOW advises hunters on field dressing precautions but fails to mention findings of CWD agent in muscle

 

Opinion on The Safety of Human-derived Products with regard to Variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE ON EMERGING AND NEWLY IDENTIFIED HEALTH RISKS - European Commision - May 11, 2006 (pdf)