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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.)
Analysis of stage specific protein expression during babesia bovis development within rhipicephalus microplus female ticks -
Johnson, W.C., Taus, N.S., Reif, K.E., Bohaliga, G., Kappmeyer, L.S., Ueti, M.W. 2017. Analysis of stage specific protein expression during babesia bovis development within rhipicephalus microplus female ticks. Journal of Proteome Research. doi:10.1021/acs.jproteome.6b00947.
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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