Texas CWD News

New Chronic Wasting Disease Surveillance Regulations Proposed for Free-Ranging and Captive Elk in Texas

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), a fatal, degenerative brain wasting of elk, white-tailed and mule deer, has not been detected in Texas, but maintaining surveillance for the condition is essential for animal disease response and trade purposes. The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC), the state’s livestock and poultry health regulatory agency, Read more…

CWD Tests Are Negative So Far

After testing more than 530 white-tailed deer for Chronic Wasting Disease in Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife said all the tests have been negative. “We’re feeling pretty good about that,” said Executive Director Robert L. Cook. Nearly three times that many deer have been collected for testing, Cook said. Chronic Read more…

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TESTING LABORATORIES IN THE STATE

Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory
Texas A & M University 1 Sippel Rd. College Station, TX 77843
979-845-3414 or 888-646-5623
tvmdlweb.tamu.edu/

Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory
Texas A & M University 6610 Amarillo Blvd West Amarillo, TX 79106
806-353-7478
http://tvmdlweb.tamu.edu/

Locations Where CWD Was Found

Counties (Accurate as of 3/2018)

1. Dallam 2. El Paso 3. Hartley 4. Hudspeth 5. Lavaca 6. Medina 7. Uvalde 

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