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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Thomas C Truscott
Animal Diseases Research
Molecular Biologist

Phone: (509) 335-8612
Fax: (509) 335-8328
3089 ADBF, WSU
PULLMAN, WA, 99164-6630


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The placenta shed from goats with classical scrapie is infectious to goat kids and lambs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider, D.A., Madsen-Bouterse, S.A., Zhuang, D., Truscott, T.C., Dassanayake, R.P., O'Rourke, K.I. 2015. The placenta shed from goats with classical scrapie is infectious to goat kids and lambs. Journal of General Virology. DOI:10.1099/vir.0.000151.
PRNP variants in goats reduce sensitivity of detection of PrPSc by immunoassay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen-Bouterse, S.A., Schneider, D.A., Dassanayake, R.P., Truscott, T.C., Zhuang, D., Kumpula-Mcwhirter, N., O'Rourke, K.I. 2015. PRNP variants in goats reduce sensitivity of detection of PrPSc by immunoassay. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. DOI:10.1177/1040638715585865.
Accumulation of PrP-Sc in hemal nodes of naturally and experimentally scrapie-infected sheep Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dassanayake, R.P., Truscott, T.C., Özyigit, Ö.M., Zhuang, D., Schneider, D.A., O'Rourke, K.I. 2013. Accumulation of PrP-Sc in hemal nodes of naturally and experimentally scrapie-infected sheep. BioMed Central (BMC) Veterinary Research. doi:10.1186/1746-6148-9-82.
Ovine progressive pneumonia virus is transmitted more effectively via aerosol nebulization than oral administration Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Transmissibility of caprine scrapie in ovine transgenic mice Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Orourke, K.I., Schneider, D.A., Spraker, T.R., Dassayanake, R., Highland, M., Zhuang, D., Truscott, T.C. 2012. Transmissibility of caprine scrapie in ovine transgenic mice. BioMed Central (BMC) Veterinary Research. 8:42.
Disease-associated prion protein in neural and lymphoid tissues of mink (Mustela vison) inoculated with transmissible mink encephalopathy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider, D.A., Harrington, R., Zhuang, D., Yan, H., Truscott, T.C., Dassanayake, R., Orourke, K.I. 2012. Disease-associated prion protein in neural and lymphoid tissues of mink (Mustela vison) inoculated with transmissible mink encephalopathy. Journal of Comparative Pathology. 147:508-521.
Cell surface expression of PrP-c and the presence of scrapie prions in the blood of goats - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dassanayake, R.P., Schneider, D.A., Hoesing, L.M., Truscott, T.C., Davis, W.C., Orourke, K.I. 2012. Cell surface expression of PrP-c and the presence of scrapie prions in the blood of goats. Journal of General Virology. 1127-1131.
Classical scrapie prions in ovine blood are associated with B lymphocytes and platelets-rich plasma Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dassanayake, R.P., Schneider, D.A., Truscott, T.C., Young, A.J., Zhuang, D., Orourke, K.I. 2011. Classical scrapie prions in ovine blood are associated with B lymphocytes and platelets-rich plasma. BioMed Central (BMC) Veterinary Research. 7:75.
Sparse PrP-Sc accumulation in the placentas of goats with naturally acquired scrapie - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Rourke, K., Zhuang, D., Truscott, T.C., Yan, H., Schneider, D.A. 2011. Sparse PrP-Sc accumulation in the placentas of goats with naturally acquired scrapie. BioMed Central (BMC) Veterinary Research. 7(1):7.
Ovine Progressive Pneumonia Virus Capsid Antigen as Found in CD163- and CD172a-Positive Alveolar Macrophages of Persistently Infected Sheep Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoesing, L.M., Noh, S.M., Snekvik, K.R., White, S.N., Schneider, D.A., Truscott, T.C., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2010. Ovine Progressive Pneumonia Virus Capsid Antigen as Found in CD163- and CD172a-Positive Alveolar Macrophages of Persistently Infected Sheep. Veterinary Pathology. 47(3):518-528.
Peripheral Ovine Progressive Pneumonia Provirus Levels Correlate with and Predict Histological Tissue Lesion Severity in Naturally Infected Sheep Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoesing, L.M., Noh, S.M., White, S.N., Snekvik, K.R., Truscott, T.C., Knowles Jr, D.P. 2009. Peripheral Ovine Progressive Pneumonia Provirus Levels Correlate with and Predict Histological Tissue Lesion Severity in Naturally Infected Sheep. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology. 16(4):551-557.
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