The species barriers and public health threat of CWD and BSE prions


Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is spreading rapidly through cervid populations in the USA. Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE, mad cow disease) arose in the 1980s because cattle were fed recycled animal protein. These and... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Kristen Davenport (Colorado State University)
  2. Davin Henderson (Colorado State University)
  3. Candace Mathiason (Colorado State University)
  4. Edward Hoover (Colorado State University)

Topic Areas

Topics: Infectious Disease , Topics: Emerging Diseases , Topics: One Health


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