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AMY L. JOHNSON, BA, DVM
Assistant Professor of Large Animal Medicine and Neurology , University of Pennsylvania, New Bolton Center, Kennett Square, PA

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Large Animal

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Neurology

Clinical Specialties: Large Animal Internal Medicine and Neurology
Research Areas: Actinobacillus peritonitis, Neurology, Clostridium botulinum type B

Contact Information:
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
Dept of Clinical Studies
New Bolton Center
382 West Street Road
 Phone 610-925-6283
 Fax 610-925-6800
 Email amyjohn@vet.upenn.edu

Large Animal Internal Medicine & Neurology

Botulism, Neurology, Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM)

Gilsenan WF, Getman LM, Parente EJ, Johnson AL*. Post-operative headshaking in five horses undergoing sinus surgery (2007-2010). Veterinary Surgery 43: 678-684, 2014.

Johnson AL, McAdams-Gallagher SC, Sweeney RW Quantitative real-time PCR for detection of neurotoxin genes of Clostridium botulinum types A, B, and C in equine samples Vet J 199: 157-161, 2014.

Tomlinson JE, Johnson AL*, Ross MW, Engiles JB, Levine DG, Wisner WA, Sweeney RW Successful detection and removal of a functional parathyroid adenoma in a pony using technetium Tc 99m sestamibi scanning. J Vet Intern Med 28: 687-692, 2014.

Setlakwe EL, Sweeney R, Engiles JB, Johnson AL Identification of Bartonella henselae in the liver of a Thoroughbred foal with severe suppurative cholangiohepatitis J Vet Intern Med 28: 1341-1345, 2014.

Gilsenan WF, Getman LM, Parente EJ, Johnson AL* Headshaking in 5 horses after paranasal sinus surgery Vet Surg 43: 678-684, 2014.

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 27: , 2013.

Rankin MK, Alphin RL, Benson ER, Johnson AL, Hougentogler DP, Mohankumar P Comparison of water-based foam and carbon dioxide gas emergency depopulation methods of turkeys Poultry Science 92: 3144-3148, 2013.

Reed SM, Howe DK, Morrow JK, Graves A, Yeargan MR, Johnson AL, MacKay RJ, Furr M, Saville WJ, Williams NM Accurate antemortem diagnosis of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) based on detecting intrathecal antibodies against Sarcocystis neurona using the SnSAG2 and SnSAG4/3 ELISAs. J Vet Intern Med 27: 1193-1200, 2013.

Johnson AL, Morrow JK, Sweeney RW Indirect fluorescent antibody test and surface antigen ELISAs for antemortem diagnosis of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis J Vet Intern Med 27: 596-599, 2013.

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 : 1939-1676, 2012.

BA University of Pennsylvania, 1999

DVM Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2003