First chronic wasting disease (CWD) surveillance of roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) in the Northern part of Belgium.

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Summary Cases of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in wild cervids have yet not been reported in Europe, Whereas the disease is considered enzootic in free-ranging mule deer, Rocky mountain elk and White-tailed deer in the area of Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska. New foci of CWD continue to be detected in other parts of the United States. However, no large-scale active epidemiosurveillance of European wild cervids is yet installed in Europe. In accordance with the opinion of the European Scientific Steering Conunittee, a preliminary (active) surveillance scheme was installed, in order to Improv…

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