U.S. Geological Survey Response to Chronic Wasting Disease

Fact Sheet 2019-3034
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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is focused on the development of early detection and effective response tools that promote an adaptive management approach to chronic wasting disease (CWD). USGS scientists across the United States are working to understand the biology of CWD, assess and predict the spread and persistence in wildlife and the environment, and develop tools for early detection and control.

Suggested Citation

Hopkins, M.C., and Soileau, S.C., 2019, U.S. Geological Survey response to chronic wasting disease: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2019–3034, 4 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20193034.

ISSN: 2327-6932 (online)

ISSN: 2327-6916 (print)

Table of Contents

  • Overivew
  • Importance of Cervids
  • Mapping the Spread of Chronic Wasting Disease
  • USGS Research
  • References
Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title U.S. Geological Survey response to chronic wasting disease
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2019-3034
DOI 10.3133/fs20193034
Year Published 2019
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Office of the AD Ecosystems
Description 4 p.
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N
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