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Wasting Disease, Chronic

"Wasting Disease, Chronic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (prion disease) of DEER and elk characterized by chronic weight loss leading to death. It is thought to spread by direct contact between animals or through environmental contamination with the prion protein (PRIONS).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Wasting Disease, Chronic" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Wasting Disease, Chronic" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 2 publications over 1 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2010
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