Kristine E Johnson
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
- The emerging clinical importance of non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coliKristine E Johnson
Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Clin Infect Dis 43:1587-95. 2006..This commentary provides a perspective on the non-O157 STEC as human pathogens, how and when the clinician should approach the diagnosis of these organisms, and the challenges ahead...
- PCR offers no advantage over culture for microbiologic diagnosis in cellulitisK E Johnson
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
Infection 40:537-41. 2012..Development of PCR using the conserved bacterial 16 S rRNA DNA permits identification of bacteria independent of conventional culture approaches and prior use of antibiotics...
- An atypical case of fatal zygomycosis: simultaneous cutaneous and laryngeal infection in a patient with a non-neutropenic solid prostatic tumorKristine E Johnson
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21205 2100, USA
Ear Nose Throat J 87:152-5. 2008....
- Update on male circumcision: prevention success and challenges aheadKristine E Johnson
Division of Infectious Diseases, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 East Monument Street, Room 401, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Curr Infect Dis Rep 10:243-51. 2008..Efforts should include attention to safety, implications for women, and risk compensation. Rapid, careful establishment of circumcision services is essential to optimize HIV prevention in countries with the highest prevalence...