2012-11-14 / Entertainment

also serve as test areas.

Of note: Test results for harvested deer could take at least two weeks and possibly eight or more weeks to reach hunters.

Test results: All deer brought to the check station are expected to be tested for CWD, according to game commission executive director Carl Roe. But only a sample of the deer brought to processors will be tested. Roe hopes to stop testing after a sample size of 500 to 600 deer have been tested for CWD.

Danger to humans? No scientific evidence exists that CWD can be passed to humans, but humans should avoid eating meat from animals that test positive for CWD.

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