Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study



Date of this Version

October 1999


October 1999
West Nile Virus
Viral Meningitis.
Arthropod-borne virus
EHDV-1 in the Eastern U.S.
Epizootic hemorrhagic disease virus (EHDV) and bluetongue virus (BTV) serogroups.
Insight From Recent EHDV Isolations
EHDV-1 will grow in either CPAE or BHK21 cells.
CWD in Penned Elk in CO and MT
Chronic wasting disease (CWD) of cervids
Bovine spongiform encephalopathy of cattle
Creutzfeld-Jakob disease
Typhus and Flying Squirrels
Southern flying squirrels (Glaucomys volans)
Louse-borne typhus fever
Rickettsia prowazekii
Wildlife Seed Treatment
National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF)
(1) Corn: Maxim® (fludioxonil) and Apron® (metalaxyl); (2) Wheat: Dividend XL® (difenoconazole and mefenoxam); (3) Sorghum: Captan®; and (4) Sunflower: Captan®
LD50 or LC50
Dr. Murray Lankester
polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
Dr. Alvin Gajadhar
meningeal worms (Parelaphostrongylus tenuis), muscle worms (P. andersoni), western species of muscle worms (P. odocoilei), tissue worms (Elaphostrongylus rangiferi), lungworms (Dictyocaulus sp.)
Michael Duffy
Dr. Jane E. Huffman
Dr. Doug Roscoe
EHDV/BTV Isolations White-tailed Deer, 1999