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Table 1 Summary of findings in white-tailed deer inoculated with the scrapie agent from sheep.

From: White-tailed deer are susceptible to the agent of sheep scrapie by intracerebral inoculation

Animal ID Survival period* Clinical signs Spongiform change WB IHC obex IHC cerebellum IHC cerebrum IHC retina IHC lymphoid
1 6.8 - - - - - - - +
2 15.4 - - + + - + + +
3 20.4 + + + + + + + +
4 21.6 + + + + + + + +
5 22.5 + + + + + + + +
6 NA - - - - - - - -
  1. *post-inoculation time in months; WB = PrPSc Western blot; IHC = immunohistochemistry for PrPSc; NA = not applicable.