"Wasting Disease, Chronic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (prion disease) of DEER and elk characterized by chronic weight loss leading to death. It is thought to spread by direct contact between animals or through environmental contamination with the prion protein (PRIONS).
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Wasting Disease, Chronic" by people in Profiles.
Song HR, Lawson A. Space-time Bayesian survival modeling of chronic wasting disease in deer. Prev Vet Med. 2009 Sep 01; 91(1):46-54.