Stephanie P Johnston

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluation of three commercial assays for detection of Giardia and Cryptosporidium organisms in fecal specimens
    Stephanie P Johnston
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:623-6. 2003
  2. pmc PCR as a confirmatory technique for laboratory diagnosis of malaria
    Stephanie P Johnston
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, M S F 36, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Department of Health and Human Services, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:1087-9. 2006
  3. pmc Resistance of Acanthamoeba cysts to disinfection in multiple contact lens solutions
    Stephanie P Johnston
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2040-5. 2009
  4. pmc Subtype analysis of Cryptosporidium specimens from sporadic cases in Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, and Iowa in 2007: widespread occurrence of one Cryptosporidium hominis subtype and case history of an infection with the Cryptosporidium horse genotype
    Lihua Xiao
    Division of Parasitic Disease, National Center for Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3017-20. 2009
  5. pmc Rapid microsphere assay for identification of cryptosporidium hominis and cryptosporidium parvum in stool and environmental samples
    Kakali Bandyopadhyay
    Scientific Resources Program, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2835-40. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Hospitalization and mortality among primarily nonbreastfed children during a large outbreak of diarrhea and malnutrition in Botswana, 2006
    Tracy L Creek
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Global AIDS Program, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop E 04, Atlanta, GA 30033, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:14-9. 2010
  7. pmc Baylisascaris procyonis in the metropolitan Atlanta area
    Mark L Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1636-7. 2003
  8. pmc National outbreak of Acanthamoeba keratitis associated with use of a contact lens solution, United States
    Jennifer R Verani
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1236-42. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the impact of overseas pre-departure treatment for infection with intestinal parasites among Montagnard refugees migrating from Cambodia to North Carolina
    J Jina Shah
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 4018, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:754-9. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of multiple stool ova and parasite examinations in low-prevalence patient populations
    Jon P Furuno
    Clin Infect Dis 43:795-6. 2006

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Evaluation of three commercial assays for detection of Giardia and Cryptosporidium organisms in fecal specimens
    Stephanie P Johnston
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 41:623-6. 2003
    ..Test specificities were equal to or greater than 99%. Specimens with very small numbers of organisms were not detected by the ImmunoCard STAT!, the ProSpecT microplate assay or modified Kinyoun's acid-fast stained smears...
  2. pmc PCR as a confirmatory technique for laboratory diagnosis of malaria
    Stephanie P Johnston
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, M S F 36, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U S Department of Health and Human Services, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 44:1087-9. 2006
    ..in blood specimens. PCR was more sensitive than microscopy and capable of identifying malaria parasites at the species level when microscopy was equivocal...
  3. pmc Resistance of Acanthamoeba cysts to disinfection in multiple contact lens solutions
    Stephanie P Johnston
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:2040-5. 2009
    ..castellanii and 0% and 33% growth, respectively, being detected with A. polyphaga. There was no statistically significant difference in disinfection efficacy between the 11 solutions for A. hatchetti...
  4. pmc Subtype analysis of Cryptosporidium specimens from sporadic cases in Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, and Iowa in 2007: widespread occurrence of one Cryptosporidium hominis subtype and case history of an infection with the Cryptosporidium horse genotype
    Lihua Xiao
    Division of Parasitic Disease, National Center for Infectious Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 47:3017-20. 2009
    ..One previously rare Cryptosporidium hominis subtype was identified in 40 cases (70%) from all four states, and the Cryptosporidium horse genotype was identified in a pet shop employee with severe clinical symptoms...
  5. pmc Rapid microsphere assay for identification of cryptosporidium hominis and cryptosporidium parvum in stool and environmental samples
    Kakali Bandyopadhyay
    Scientific Resources Program, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 45:2835-40. 2007
    ..In addition, the assay was more sensitive than DFA and provided species identification, which is an advantage for epidemiologic studies...
  6. doi request reprint Hospitalization and mortality among primarily nonbreastfed children during a large outbreak of diarrhea and malnutrition in Botswana, 2006
    Tracy L Creek
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Global AIDS Program, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop E 04, Atlanta, GA 30033, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 53:14-9. 2010
    ..Botswana has high HIV prevalence among pregnant women (33.4% in 2005), and an estimated 35% of all infants under the age of 6 months are not breastfed...
  7. pmc Baylisascaris procyonis in the metropolitan Atlanta area
    Mark L Eberhard
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3724, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:1636-7. 2003
    ..During spring 2002, 11 (22%) of 50 raccoons trapped in DeKalb County, Georgia, had B. procyonis infection. The increasing number of cases highlight this emerging zoonotic infection...
  8. pmc National outbreak of Acanthamoeba keratitis associated with use of a contact lens solution, United States
    Jennifer R Verani
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:1236-42. 2009
    ..Premarket standardized testing of contact lens solutions for activity against Acanthamoeba spp. is warranted...
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the impact of overseas pre-departure treatment for infection with intestinal parasites among Montagnard refugees migrating from Cambodia to North Carolina
    J Jina Shah
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30329 4018, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:754-9. 2008
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  10. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of multiple stool ova and parasite examinations in low-prevalence patient populations
    Jon P Furuno
    Clin Infect Dis 43:795-6. 2006