• First case of chronic wasting disease in Europe in a Norwegian free‑ranging reindeer 

      Benestad, Sylvie Lafond; Mitchell, Gordon; Simmons, Marion M; Ytrehus, Bjørnar; Vikøren, Turid (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a fatal contagious prion disease in cervids that is enzootic in some areas in North America. The disease has been found in deer, elk and moose in the USA and Canada, and in South Korea ...
    • First case of chronic wasting disease in Europe in a Norwegian free‑ranging reindeer 

      Benestad, Sylvie Lafond; Mitchell, Gordon; Simmons, Marion M; Ytrehus, Bjørnar; Vikøren, Turid (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a fatal contagious prion disease in cervids that is enzootic in some areas in North America. The disease has been found in deer, elk and moose in the USA and Canada, and in South Korea ...
    • First detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in Norway 

      Madslien, Knut Ivar Engesæter; Moldal, Torfinn; Gjerset, Britt; Gudmundsson, Sveinn H; Follestad, Arne; Whittard, Elliot; Tronerud, Ole-Herman; Dean, Katharine Rose; Åkerstedt, Johan; Jørgensen, Hannah Joan; das Neves, Carlos Gonçalo; Rømo, Grim (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background: Several outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) caused by influenza A virus of subtype H5N8 have been reported in wild birds and poultry in Europe during autumn 2020. Norway is one of the few ...