Human Prion Disease and Relative Risk Associated with Chronic Wasting Disease
W. John Pape†, Jeri Forster*, C. Alan Anderson‡§, Patrick Bosque‡¶, Patrick Bosque‡¶, Michael Miller#, and Samantha MaWhinney
Author affiliations: *University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA; †Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Denver, Colorado, USA; ‡University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA; §Denver Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA; ¶Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA; #Colorado Division of Wildlife, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
Figure 1. Location of chronic wasting disease (CWD)–endemic area in northeastern Colorado, USA (7) (gray shading) in relationship to Colorado counties regarded as CWD counties (bold outline) for purposes of comparing Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease rates and relative risk among resident human populations.
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