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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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W Carl Johnson (Carl)
Animal Disease Research
Microbiologist

Phone: (509) 335-3512
Fax: (509) 335-8328

308 BUSTAD HALL, WSU
PULLMAN , WA 991646630


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A virulent babesia bovis strain failed to infect white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) Reprint Icon -
Ueti, M.W., Olafson, P.U., Freeman, J.M., Johnson, W.C., Scoles, G.A. 2015. A virulent babesia bovis strain failed to infect white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus). PLoS One. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0131018.
Ovine leukocyte profiles do not associate with variation in the prion gene, but are breed-dependent -
Mousel, M.R., White, S.N., Herndon, D.R., Reynolds, J.O., Gonzalez, M., Johnson, W.C., Ueti, M.W., Taylor, J.B., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2015. Ovine leukocyte profiles do not associate with variation in the prion gene, but are breed-dependent. Animal Genetics. 47(1):136-37.
Loss of immunization-induced epitope-specific CD4 T-cell response following anaplasma marginale infection requires presence of the T-cell epitope on the pathogen and is not associated with an increase in lymphocytes -
Brown, W.C., Turse, J.E., Lawrence, P.K., Johnson, W.C., Scoles, G.A., Deringer, J.R., Sutten, E.L., Han, S., Norimine, J. 2015. Loss of immunization-induced epitope-specific CD4 T-cell response following anaplasma marginale infection requires presence of the T-cell epitope on the pathogen and is not associated with an increase in lymphocytes. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 22(7):742-53.
Association of anaplasma marginale strain superinfection with infection prevalence within tropical regions -
Castañeda-Ortiz, E.J., Ueti, M.W., Minerva, C., Mosqueda, J.J., Mousel, M.R., Johnson, W.C., Palmer, G.H. 2015. Association of anaplasma marginale strain superinfection with infection prevalence within tropical regions. PLoS One. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0120748.
Lymphocytes and macrophages are infected by theileria equi, but T cells and B cells are not required to establish infection in vivo -
Ramsay, J.D., Ueti, M.W., Johnson, W.C., Scoles, G.A., Knowles Jr, D.P., Mealey, R.H. 2013. Lymphocytes and macrophages are infected by theileria equi, but T cells and B cells are not required to establish infection in vivo. PLoS One. DOI: 10.1371.
A divergent artiodactyl MYADM-like repeat is associated with erythrocyte traits and weight of lamb weaned in domestic sheep -
Gonzalez, M.V., Mousel, M.R., Herndon, D.R., Jiang, Y., Dalrymple, B.P., Reynolds, J.O., Johnson, W.C., Herrmann-Hoesing, L.M., White, S.N. 2013. A divergent artiodactyl MYADM-like repeat is associated with erythrocyte traits and weight of lamb weaned in domestic sheep. PLoS One. 8(8):e74700. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0074700.
Differential expression of three members of the multidomain adhesion CCp family in babesia bigemina, babesia bovis and theileria equi -
Bastos, R., Suarez, C.E., Laughery, J., Johnson, W.C., Ueti, M.W., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2013. Differential expression of three members of the multidomain adhesion CCp family in babesia bigemina, babesia bovis and theileria equi. PLoS One. Plos ONE 8(7): e67765.
Identification and characterization of a genome-wide significant region associated with red blood cell phenotypes in domestic sheep -
Gonzalez, M.V., Mousel, M.R., Reynolds, J.O., Johnson, W.C., Herrmann-Hoesing, L.M., Lewis, G.S., Knowles Jr, D.P., White, S.N. 2012. Identification and characterization of a genome-wide significant region associated with red blood cell phenotypes in domestic sheep. Annual International Plant & Animal Genome Conference. Plant & Animal Genomes Conference XXI, Abstract 0617. San Diego, CA. January 14, 2013..
Ovine progressive pneumonia virus is transmitted more effectively via aerosol nebulization than oral administration Reprint Icon -
Herrmann-Hoesing, L.M., White, S.N., Neiswanger-Broughton, L.E., Johnson, W.C., Noh, S.M., Schneider, D.A., Li, H., Taus, N.S., Reynolds, J.O., Truscott, T.C., Dassanayake, R.P., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2012. Ovine progressive pneumonia virus is transmitted more effectively via aerosol nebulization than oral administration. Open Journal of Veterinary Medicine. 2(3):113-119.
A novel neutralization sensitive and subdominant RAP-1-related antigen (RRA) is expressed by babesia bovis merozoites -
Suarez, C.E., Laughery, J., Bastos, R., Johnson, W.C., Norimine, J., Asenzo, G., Brown, W.C., Florin-Christensen, M., Goff, W.L. 2011. A novel neutralization sensitive and subdominant RAP-1-related antigen (RRA) is expressed by Babesia bovis merozoites. Parasitology. 10.1017/S0031182011000321.
Dynamics of bovine spleen cell populations during the response to acute Babesia bovis infection: an immunohistological study Reprint Icon -
Schneider, D.A., Yan, H., Bastos, R.G., Johnson, W.C., Gavin, P.R., Allen, A.J., Barrington, G.M., Hoesing, L.M., Knowles Jr, D.P., Goff, W.L. 2010. Dynamics of bovine spleen cell populations during the response to acute Babesia bovis infection: an immunohistological study. Parasite Immunology. Available: onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-3024.2010.01249.x/pdf.
The bovine spleen: Interactions among splenic cell populations in the innate immunologic control of hemoparasitic infections Reprint Icon -
Goff, W.L., Bastos, R.G., Brown, W.C., Johnson, W.C., Schneider, D.A. 2010. The bovine spleen: interactions among splenic cell populations in the innate immunologic control of hemoparasitic infections. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 138:1-14.
Validation of a Competitive Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay for Detection of Babesia bigemina Antibodies in Cattle Reprint Icon -
Goff, W.L., Johnson, W.C., Molloy, J.B., Jorgensen, W.K., Waldron, S.J., Figueroa, J.V., Matthee, O., Adams, D.S., Mcguire, T.C., Pino, I., Mosqueda, J., Palmer, G.H., Suarez, C.E., Knowles Jr, D.P., Mcelwain, T.F. 2008. Validation of a Competitive Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay for Detection of Babesia bigemina Antibodies in Cattle. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 15(9):1316-1321.
Bovine NK cells acquire cytotoxic activity and produce IFN-gamma after stimulation by Mycobacterium bovis BCG- or Babesia bovis-exposed splenic dendritic cells -
Bastos, R.G., Johnson, W.C., Mwangi, W., Brown, W.C., Goff, W.L. 2008. Bovine NK cells acquire cytotoxic activity and produce IFN-gamma after stimulation by Mycobacterium bovis BCG- or Babesia bovis-exposed splenic dendritic cells. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 124:302-312.
Bovine WC1- gamma delta T-cells incubated with IL-15 express the natural cytotoxicity receptor CD335 (NKp46) and produce IFN-gamma in response to exogenous IL-12 and IL-18 -
Johnson, W.C., Bastos, R.G., Davis, W.C., Goff, W.L. 2008. Bovine WC1- gamma delta T-cells incubated with IL-15 express the natural cytotoxicity receptor CD335 (NKp46) and produce IFN-gamma in response to exogenous IL-12 and IL-18. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 32:1002-1010.
Differential response of splenic monocytes and DC from cattle to microbial stimulation with Mycobacterium bovis BCG and Babesia bovis merozoites -
Bastos, R.G., Johnson, W.C., Brown, W.L., Goff, W.L. 2007. Differential response of splenic monocytes and DC from cattle to microbial stimulation with Mycobacterium bovis BCG and Babesia bovis merozoites. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 115(3-4):334-345.
Validation of a Competitive Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay for Detection of Antibodies against Babesia bovis -
Goff, W.L., Molloy, J.B., Johnson, W.C., Suarez, C.E., Pino, I., Rhalem, A., Sahibi, H., Ceci, L., Carelli, G., Adams, D.S., Mcguire, T.C., Knowles Jr, D.P., Mcelwain, T.F. 2006. Validation of a Competitive Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay for Detection of Antibodies against Babesia bovis. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 13(11):1212-1216.
BOVINE SPLENIC NK CELLS SYNTHESIZE IFN-GAMMA IN RESPONSE TO IL-12-CONTAINING SUPERNATANTS FROM BABESIA BOVIS-EXPOSED MONOCYTE CULTURES -
Goff, W.L., Storset, A.K., Johnson, W.C., Brown, W.C. 2006. Bovine splenic NK cells synthesize IFN-gamma in response to IL-12-containing supernatants from Babesia bovis-exposed monocyte cultures. Parasite Immunology. 28:221-228.
IMPROVED DIAGNOSTICS FOR EQUINE PIROPLASMOSIS SURVEILLANCE AND CONTROL PROGRAMS -
Goff, W.L., Rhalem, A., Lasri, S., Johnson, W.C., Sahibi, H., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2006. Improved diagnostics for equine piroplasmosis surveillance and control programs. 9th Congress of the World Equine Veterinary Association. p.265-266.
THE INNATE IMMUNE RESPONSE TO CALVES IN BOOPHILUS MICROPLUS TICK TRANSMITTED BABESIA BOVIS INVOLVES TYPE-1 CYTOKINE INDUCTION AND NK-LIKE CELLS IN THE SPLEEN -
Goff, W.L., Johnson, W.C., Horn, R.H., Barrington, G.M., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2003. The innate immune response to calves in boophilus microplus tick transmitted babesia bovis involves type-1 cytokine induction and nk-like cells in the spleen. Parasite Immunology. 25:185-188
COMPETITIVE ENZYME-LINKED IMMUNOSORBENT ASSAY BASED ON A RHOPTRY-ASSOCIATED PROTEIN 1 EPITOPE SPECIFICALLY IDENTIFIES BABESIA BOVIS-INFECTED CATTLE -
Goff, W.L., McElwain, T.F., Suarez, C.E., Johnson, W.C., Brown, W.C., Norimine, J., Knowles, D.P. Competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay based on a rhoptry-associated protein-1 epitope specifically identifies Babesia bovis-infected cattle. Clinical and Diagnostic Laboratory Immunology. 2002. v. 10. p. 38-43.
IL-4 AND IL-10 INHIBITION OF IFN-GAMMA AND TNF-ALPHA DEPENDENT NITRIC OXIDE PRODUCTION FROM BOVINE MONONUCLEAR PHAGOCYTES EXPOSED TO BABESIA BOVIS MEROZOITES -
THE AGE RELATED INNATE IMMUNE RESPONSE IN CALVES TO BABESIA BOVIS INVOLVES IL-12 INDUCTION AND IL-10 MODULATION -
THE ROLE OF IL-10 IN INOS AND CYTOKINE MRNA EXPRESSION DURING IN VITRO DIFFERENTIATION OF BOVINE MONONUCLEAR PHAGOCYTES -
BABESIA BOVIS IMMUNITY: IN VITRO AND IN VIVO EVIDENCE FOR IL-10 REGULATION OF IFN-GAMMA AND INOS -
BABESIA BOVIS: IDENTIFICATION OF MEROZOITE SURFACE PROTEINS IN SOLUBLE CULTURE DERIVED EXOANTIGEN -
ASSESSMENT OF BOVINE MONOCYTE/MACROPHAGES AND NEUTROPHILS FOR INDUCED L-ARGININE-DEPENDENT NITRIC OXIDE PRODUCTION -
ASSESSMENT OF BOVINE MONONUCLEAR PHAGOCYTES AND NEUTROPHILS FOR INDUCED L-ARGININE-DEPENDENT NITRIC OXIDE PRODUCTION -
REACTIVE OXYGEN AND NITORGEN INTERMEDIATES AND PRODUCTS FROM POLYAMINE DEGRADATION ARE BABESIACIDAL IN VITRO -
DEVELOPMENT OF CONVENTIONAL SUBUNIT VACCINES FOR ANAPLASMOSIS AND BABESIOSIS -
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