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Chronic Wasting Disease

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).
Also Known As:
Wasting Disease, Chronic
Networked: 97 relevant articles (3 outcomes, 6 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Scrapie
2. Prion Diseases (Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies)
3. Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (Mad Cow Disease)
4. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Syndrome (Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease)
5. Neurodegenerative Diseases (Neurodegenerative Disease)

Experts

1. Telling, Glenn C: 16 articles (09/2015 - 12/2004)
2. Hoover, Edward A: 11 articles (11/2015 - 02/2006)
3. Mathiason, Candace K: 7 articles (11/2015 - 10/2006)
4. Balachandran, Aru: 7 articles (01/2014 - 07/2005)
5. Prusiner, Stanley B: 6 articles (07/2015 - 11/2002)
6. Miller, Michael W: 6 articles (09/2011 - 07/2003)
7. Williams, Elizabeth S: 6 articles (02/2008 - 07/2003)
8. Meyerett-Reid, Crystal: 5 articles (01/2015 - 11/2012)
9. Sigurdson, Christina J: 5 articles (01/2014 - 02/2006)
10. Zabel, Mark D: 5 articles (12/2013 - 01/2009)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Chronic Wasting Disease:
1. PrionsIBA
2. Codon (Codons)IBA
3. Methionine (L-Methionine)FDA Link
4. Leucine (L-Leucine)FDA Link
5. SaponinsIBA
6. Endopeptidase K (Proteinase K)IBA
7. SodiumIBA
8. Serine (L-Serine)FDA Link
9. Phosphotungstic Acid (Acid, Phosphotungstic)IBA
10. ParaffinIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Surgical Instruments (Clip)