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How is chronic wasting disease diagnosed?

Testing for chronic wasting disease requires the microscopic examination of a specific portion of the brain or lymph nodes. A biopsy technique for tonsilar tissues from live deer has been developed; however, this test does not work for all effected species.

 

Learn more: USGS National Wildlife Health Center

Tags: Animals, Wildlife