Stephanie T Johnson
Affiliation: American Red Cross
- Lookback investigations of Babesia microti-seropositive blood donors: seven-year experience in a Babesia-endemic areaStephanie T Johnson
Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Farmington, CT, USA
Transfusion 52:1509-16. 2012..In response, market withdrawal (MW) and/or lookback (LB) has been advocated for cellular components derived from Babesia-positive blood donors...
- Seroprevalence of Babesia microti in blood donors from Babesia-endemic areas of the northeastern United States: 2000 through 2007Stephanie T Johnson
Transmissible Diseases Department, Jerome H Holland Laboratory, and Biomedical Services, American Red Cross, Farmington, Connecticut 06032, USA
Transfusion 49:2574-82. 2009..The extent of Babesia infections among blood donors has not been well defined. To determine how common exposure to B. microti is among blood donors, a seroprevalence study was undertaken in the American Red Cross Northeast Division...
- Babesia microti real-time polymerase chain reaction testing of Connecticut blood donors: potential implications for screening algorithmsStephanie T Johnson
Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Farmington, Connecticut Biomedical Services Research Department, Northeast Division, American Red Cross, Farmington, Connecticut Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Rockville, Maryland Research Division, Imugen, Norwood, Massachusetts
Transfusion 53:2644-9. 2013..Therefore, we determined the prevalence of demonstrable B. microti DNA in donors from a highly endemic area of CT and compared observed rates with concurrent immunofluorescence assay (IFA) testing results...
- Babesia microti seroprevalence in Minnesota blood donorsLaura Tonnetti
Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Rockville, Maryland 20855, USA
Transfusion 53:1698-705. 2013..In this study, we explored B. microti seroprevalence in blood donors from different areas of Minnesota (MN)...
- A longitudinal study of Babesia microti infection in seropositive blood donorsDavid A Leiby
Transmissible Diseases Department, American Red Cross Holland Laboratory, Rockville, Maryland
Transfusion 54:2217-25. 2014..To date, no Babesia test has been licensed for screening US blood donors. We conducted a longitudinal study to assess the course and markers of Babesia infection among seropositive donors identified in a seroprevalence study...