During the 2009 CWD surveillance program a total of 757 white-tailed deer were collected and sampled from CWD surveillance zones 1, 2 and 14. All samples were collected between September and December of 2009. The sample size target for each zone was 460 samples; it was not met in any of the three zones. In zone 14 (Thunder Bay-Atikokan area), 110 samples were collected, in zone 1 (Cornwall-Ottawa area), 349 samples were collected, and in zone 2 (Barrie-Toronto area), 298 samples were collected. All test results proved negative for presence of CWD prions.
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