Chronic Wasting Disease: What to Know

Dan Alabama

According to the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES), there have been several reported cases of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in parts of the Southeast, including Mississippi and Tennessee. CWD is a neurodegenerative disease that affects white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk, moose and caribou. While there are not any reported cases in Alabama, it is important for landowners and outdoor enthusiasts …

Chronic Wasting Disease

Alabama Announces Enhanced Testing Capabilities for Chronic Wasting Disease

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release

Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries, John McMillan, in cooperation with Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR), Chris Blankenship, announce the purchase of new testing equipment at the State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. The equipment known as Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) will be dedicated to testing samples for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) …