CWD & Other Diseases

Hidden cost of disease in a free- ranging ungulate: brucellosis reduces mid- winter pregnancy in elk

Cotterill et al

In an average year exposure to brucellosis (brought to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem by infected cattle) reduced pregnancy rates of 2-year-old elk captured in mid and late winter an average of 40 percent.

Researchers study wolf parasites

January 30, 2017

Gray Wolf Exposure to Emerging Vector-Borne Diseases in Wisconsin with Comparison to Domestic Dogs and Humans

Jara et al November 2016

UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACT OF MENINGEAL WORM, PARELAPHOSTRONGYLUS TENUIS, ON MOOSE POPULATIONS

Murray W. Lankester

Montana FWP Fact Sheet – Echinococcus

January 21, 2010

2011-2012 Elk Brucellosis Survey and Research Summary

 

Procedures for Identifying Infectious Prions After Passage Through the Digestive System of an Avian Species

Justin W Fischer et al 2013 (PDF)

Deer Carcass Decomposition and Potential Scavenger Exposure to Chronic Wasting Disease

Christopher S Jennelle et al 2009 (PDF)

CWD Prions Remain Infectious after Passage Through the Digestive System of Coyotes (Canis latrans)

Nichols et al 2015 (PDF)

Mountain lions prey selectively on prion-infected mule deer

Caroline E. Krumm, Mary M. Conner, N. Thompson Hobbs, Don O. Hunter, Michael W. Miller
Mountain lions prey selectively on prion-infected mule deer

A Model Analysis of Effects of Wolf Predation on Prevalence of Chronic Wasting Disease in Elk Populations of Rocky Mountain National Park N. Thompson Hobbs 4/12/2006

Model Analysis

 

 

 

Wolf Paw Print