Amy L Johnson
Assistant Professor of Large Animal Medicine and Neurology Contact Information
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
Dept of Clinical Studies
New Bolton Center
382 West Street Road
Kennett Square, PA 19348
BA University of Pennsylvania, 1999
DVM Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2003
Description of Research Expertise
Botulism, Neurology, Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM)
Description of Clinical Expertise
Large Animal Internal Medicine & Neurology
Johnson AL, Alenghat T, Engiles JB.: Cervical myelomalacia in a lamb (Ovis aries) and an alpaca (Vicugna pacos) after attempted intramuscular injection J Vet Intern Med Page: 1939-1676, Oct 2012.
Reed SM, Howe DK, Morrow JK, Graves A, Yeargan MR, Johnson AL, MacKay RJ, Furr M, Saville WJA, Williams NM.: Accurate antemortem diagnosis of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) based on detecting intrathecal antibodies against the Sarcocystis neurona surface antigens SnSAG2, SnSAG3, and SnSAG4. J Vet Intern Med October 2012.
Johnson AL, Morrow JK, Sweeney RW.: Comparison of an indirect fluorescent antibody test and surface antigen ELISAs for antemortem diagnosis of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis. J Vet Intern Med October 2012.
Caputo MP, Alphin RL, Pritchett E, Hougentogler DP, Johnson AL, Benson ER, Patil C. : Evaluation of the diving reflex in response to non-terminal submersion of White Pekin ducks in water-based foam. Poultry Science September 2012.
Gilsenan WF, Getman LM, Parente EJ, Johnson AL*.: Post-operative headshaking in five horses undergoing sinus surgery (2007-2010). Veterinary Surgery August 2012.
Coleman MC, Chaffin MK, Griffin J, Corapi WV, Norman TE, Slovis NM, Johnson AL, Magdesian KG, Clark CC : Vertebral osteomyelitis and diskospondylitis in foals: results of a multicenter, retrospective study of 15 affected foals. J Vet Intern Med 26: 746-747, May 2012.
Coleman MC, Chaffin MK, Griffin J, Corapi WV, Norman TE, Johnson AL, Magdesian KG. : Vertebral osteomyelitis and diskospondylitis in adult horses: results of a multicenter, retrospective study of 19 affected horses. J Vet Intern Med 26: 747, May 2012.
Johnson AL*, Morrow JK, Sweeney RW: Comparison of an indirect fluorescent antibody test and surface antigen ELISAs for antemortem diagnosis of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis in naturally occurring cases. EPM SIG (Special Interest Group) May 2012.
Johnson AL, Gilsenan WF, Palmer JE: Metabolic encephalopathies in foals – pay attention to the serum biochemistry panel! Equine Vet Educ 24(233-235) 2012.
Benson ER, Alphin RL, Rankin MK, Caputo MP, Johnson AL*. : Electroencephalogram based methodology for determining unconsciousness during depopulation. Avian Diseases (In Press) 2012.