P D Johnson

Summary

Affiliation: Monash University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of tuberculosis infection in Melbourne secondary school students
    P D Johnson
    Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 168:106-10. 1998
  2. pmc Tuberculin-purified protein derivative-, MPT-64-, and ESAT-6-stimulated gamma interferon responses in medical students before and after Mycobacterium bovis BCG vaccination and in patients with tuberculosis
    P D Johnson
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Epidemiology, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 6:934-7. 1999
  3. pmc Detection of Mycobacterium ulcerans in environmental samples during an outbreak of ulcerative disease
    B C Ross
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Disease, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Appl Environ Microbiol 63:4135-8. 1997
  4. pmc A simple PCR method for rapid genotype analysis of Mycobacterium ulcerans
    T Stinear
    Department of Microbiology, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 38:1482-7. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of anti-tuberculosis treatment on the tuberculin interferon-gamma response in tuberculin skin test (TST) positive health care workers and patients with tuberculosis
    R L Stuart
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Epidemiology, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 4:555-61. 2000
  6. pmc Identification of Mycobacterium ulcerans in the environment from regions in Southeast Australia in which it is endemic with sequence capture-PCR
    T Stinear
    Department of Microbiology, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:3206-13. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Outcome of a screening program for vancomycin-resistant enterococci in a hospital in Victoria
    M L Grayson
    Infectious Disease and Clinical Epidemiology Department, Monash Medical Center, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 171:133-6. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint The emergence of Mycobacterium ulcerans infection near Melbourne
    P D Johnson
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 164:76-8. 1996
  9. pmc Comparative genetic analysis of Mycobacterium ulcerans and Mycobacterium marinum reveals evidence of recent divergence
    T P Stinear
    Bacterial Pathogenesis Research Group, Department of Microbiology, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    J Bacteriol 182:6322-30. 2000
  10. pmc Immune response to infection with Mycobacterium ulcerans
    T M Gooding
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Infect Immun 69:1704-7. 2001

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of tuberculosis infection in Melbourne secondary school students
    P D Johnson
    Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Unit, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 168:106-10. 1998
    ..To estimate the prevalence of asymptomatic Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in Melbourne secondary school students...
  2. pmc Tuberculin-purified protein derivative-, MPT-64-, and ESAT-6-stimulated gamma interferon responses in medical students before and after Mycobacterium bovis BCG vaccination and in patients with tuberculosis
    P D Johnson
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Epidemiology, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 6:934-7. 1999
    ..PPD QIFN and ESAT-6 QIFN were of similar and moderate sensitivity in patients with active tuberculosis, but ESAT-6 QIFN is likely to be more specific because it is not influenced by past BCG exposure...
  3. pmc Detection of Mycobacterium ulcerans in environmental samples during an outbreak of ulcerative disease
    B C Ross
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Disease, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Appl Environ Microbiol 63:4135-8. 1997
    ..This is the first time that M. ulcerans has been demonstrated to be present in the environment and supports the postulated epidemiology of disease due to this organism...
  4. pmc A simple PCR method for rapid genotype analysis of Mycobacterium ulcerans
    T Stinear
    Department of Microbiology, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 38:1482-7. 2000
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of anti-tuberculosis treatment on the tuberculin interferon-gamma response in tuberculin skin test (TST) positive health care workers and patients with tuberculosis
    R L Stuart
    Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Epidemiology, Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 4:555-61. 2000
    ..Public hospital, Victoria, Australia...
  6. pmc Identification of Mycobacterium ulcerans in the environment from regions in Southeast Australia in which it is endemic with sequence capture-PCR
    T Stinear
    Department of Microbiology, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:3206-13. 2000
    ..ulcerans may be transmitted from a point environmental source and demonstrate the utility of magnetic bead sequence capture-PCR for identification of nonculturable microbial pathogens in the environment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Outcome of a screening program for vancomycin-resistant enterococci in a hospital in Victoria
    M L Grayson
    Infectious Disease and Clinical Epidemiology Department, Monash Medical Center, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 171:133-6. 1999
    ..To screen for faecal colonisation with vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) among potentially at-risk patients...
  8. ncbi request reprint The emergence of Mycobacterium ulcerans infection near Melbourne
    P D Johnson
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Royal Children s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 164:76-8. 1996
    ..To document the emergence of new foci of Mycobacterium ulcerans infection (Bairnsdale ulcer) in Victoria...
  9. pmc Comparative genetic analysis of Mycobacterium ulcerans and Mycobacterium marinum reveals evidence of recent divergence
    T P Stinear
    Bacterial Pathogenesis Research Group, Department of Microbiology, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    J Bacteriol 182:6322-30. 2000
    ..marinum by the acquisition and concomitant loss of DNA in a manner analogous to the emergence of M. tuberculosis, where species diversity is being driven mainly by the activity of mobile DNA elements...
  10. pmc Immune response to infection with Mycobacterium ulcerans
    T M Gooding
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Infect Immun 69:1704-7. 2001
    ..These findings may explain some of the distinct clinical and pathological features of M. ulcerans-induced disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint Treatment failure due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) with reduced susceptibility to vancomycin
    P B Ward
    Austin and Repatriation Medical Centre, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 175:480-3. 2001
    ..No transmission of the organism to other patients or the environment was detected. This case may herald the beginning of a new phase of staphylococcal resistance in Australia...
  12. pmc Identification and characterization of IS2404 and IS2606: two distinct repeated sequences for detection of Mycobacterium ulcerans by PCR
    T Stinear
    Department of Microbiology, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 37:1018-23. 1999
    ..ulcerans among large numbers of other environmental mycobacteria...
  13. pmc Development of a PCR assay for rapid diagnosis of Mycobacterium ulcerans infection
    B C Ross
    Department of Microbiology and Infectious Disease, Royal Children s Hospital, Parkville, Australia
    J Clin Microbiol 35:1696-700. 1997
    ..The PCR was used to detect M. ulcerans DNA in fresh tissue and paraffin-embedded sections from all seven patients with culture-confirmed cases of infection...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mycobacterium ulcerans in wild animals
    F Portaels
    Mycobacteriology Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nationalestraat 155, 2000 Antwerpen, Belgium
    Rev Sci Tech 20:252-64. 2001
    ..To address this question, surveys of wild animals are urgently required in those areas in which Buruli ulcer is endemic...