CWD Publications

February 2024

Chronic Wasting Disease: State of the Science

Detection of Prions from Spiked and Free-ranging Carnivore Feces

The Emerging Concern of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Humans

Ecology and Chronic Wasting Disease Epidemiology Shape Prion Protein Gene Variation in Rocky Mountain Elk (Cervus elaphus nelsoni)

Optimization of RT-QuIC Assay Duration for Screening Chronic Wasting Disease in White-Tailed Deer

Prospective Fecal Microbiomic Biomarkers for Chronic Wasting Disease

January 2024

Assessing Different Chronic Wasting Disease Training Aids for Use with Detection Dogs

Sporadic Cases of Chronic Wasting Disease in Old Moose – An Epidemiological Study

December 2023

Plants as Vectors for Environmental Prion Transmission

November 2023

Dynamics of CWD Prion Detection in Feces and Blood from Naturally Infected White-tailed Deer

PMCA Screening of Retropharyngeal Lymph Nodes in White-tailed Deer and Comparisons with ELISA and IHC

January 2022

Apparent Stability Masks Underlying Change in a Mule Deer Herd with Unmanaged Chronic Wasting Disease

Association Study of the M132L Single Nucleotide Polymorphism With Susceptibility to Chronic Wasting Disease in Korean Elk: A Meta-Analysis

Comparison of Chronic Wasting Disease Detection Methods and Procedures: Implications for Free-Ranging White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus Virginianus) Surveillance and Management

Evaluation of Real-Time Quaking-Induced Conversion, ELISA, and Immunohistochemistry for Chronic Wasting Disease Diagnosis

Examination of the Interaction Between Age-Specific Predation and Chronic Disease in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

December 2021

Animal Prion Diseases: A Review of Intraspecies Transmission

Detection of Chronic Wasting Disease Prions in Fetal Tissues of Free-Ranging White-Tailed Deer

Detection of Two Dissimilar Chronic Wasting Disease Isolates in Two Captive Rocky Mountain Elk (Cervus canadensis) Herds

Differential Accumulation of Misfolded Prion Strains in Natural Hosts of Prion Diseases

Evaluating the Ability of a Locally Focused Culling Program in Removing Chronic Wasting Disease Infected Free-Ranging White-Tailed Deer in Illinois, USA, 2003-2020

Experimental Oronasal Transmission of Chronic Wasting Disease Agent from White-Tailed Deer to Suffolk Sheep

Reduction of Chronic Wasting Disease Prion Seeding Activity following Digestion by Mountain Lions

November 2021

The European Union Summary Report on Surveillance for the Presence of Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSE) in 2020

Chronic Wasting Disease in Europe: New Strains on the Horizon

Prion Protein Polymorphisms in Michigan White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus Virginianus)

Spatio-Temporal Changes in Chronic Wasting Disease Risk in Wild Deer During 14 Years of Surveillance in Alberta, Canada

October 2021

Review on PRNP Genetics and Susceptibility to Chronic Wasting Disease of Cervidae

September 2021

Chronic Wasting Disease: A Cervid Prion Infection Looming to Spillover

Generation of Human Chronic Wasting Disease in Transgenic Mice

Hofmeister Effect in RT-QuIC Seeding Activity of Chronic Wasting Disease Prions

Monitoring of Chronic Wasting Disease using Real-Time Quaking-Induced Conversion Assay in Japan

Polymorphisms of the Prion-related Protein Gene are Strongly Associated with Cervids’ Susceptibility to Chronic Wasting Disease

Risk-based Surveillance of Chronic Wasting Disease in Semi-Domestic Reindeer

Selective Breeding for Disease-Resistant PRNP Variants to Manage Chronic Wasting Disease in Farmed Whitetail Deer

August 2021

Chronic Wasting Disease Transmission Risk Assessment for Farmed Cervids in Minnesota and Wisconsin

RT-QuIC Detection of CWD Prion Seeding Activity in White-Tailed Deer Muscle Tissues

Spatio-Temporal Analyses Reveal Infectious Disease-Driven Selection in a Free-Ranging Ungulate

Understanding Intra-Species and Inter-Species Prion Conversion and Zoonotic Potential Using Protein Misfolding Cyclic Amplification

July 2021

Inferring Chronic Wasting Disease Incidence from Prevalence Data

North American and Norwegian Chronic Wasting Disease Prions Exhibit Different Potential for Interspecies Transmission and Zoonotic Risk

April 2021

Detection of Chronic Wasting Disease in Mule and White-Tailed Deer by RT-QuIC Analysis of Outer Ear

March 2021

Harvest Strategies for the Elimination of Low Prevalence Wildlife Diseases

Real-Time Quaking-Induced Conversion Detection of PrP Sc in Fecal Samples From Chronic Wasting Disease Infected White-Tailed Deer Using Bank Vole Substrate