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Ground contamination by prions

Rethinking CWD
By Rich Forrest

Jul 26, 2003, 10:08

5. Ground contamination. Scrapie agents can survive for over 3 years in buried soil conditions. Spiroplasma are capable of surviving up to 9 years in a liquid medium, and up to 17 years in dry and farmed soils.

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