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Temporal patterns of chronic wasting disease prion excretion in three cervid species IH Plummer, SD Wright, CJ Johnson, JA Pedersen… - Journal of General Virology, 2017

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IH Plummer, SD Wright, CJ Johnson, JA Pedersen… - Journal of General Virology, 2017
...  Our study is the first to demonstrate CWD prion excretion in urine by asymptomatic elk and mule deer. Our results indicate that the excretion of CWD prions in faeces and, to a lesser extent, urine may provide an important avenue for depositing prions in the environment...



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