Buruli ulcer

Dr Paul Johnson

Nationality: Australian

E-mail: paul.johnson@austin.org.au

Present position

  • Deputy Director, Infectious Diseases Department, Austin Health

Areas of expertise/interest

  • Epidemiology
  • Clinical management

Recent publications

  • Johnson PD, Lavender CJ. Correlation between Buruli ulcer and vector-borne notifiable diseases, Victoria, Australia. Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 Apr;15(4):614-5. [Abstract/Free full text]
  • Lavender CJ, Stinear TP, Johnson PD, Azuolas J, Benbow ME, Wallace JR, Fyfe JA. Evaluation of VNTR typing for the identification of Mycobacterium ulcerans in environmental samples from Victoria, Australia. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2008 Oct;287(2):250-5. Epub 2008 Aug 27. [Abstract/Free full text]
  • O'Brien DP, Athan E, Hughes A, Johnson PD. Successful treatment of Mycobacterium ulcerans osteomyelitis with minor surgical debridement and prolonged rifampicin and ciprofloxacin therapy: a case report. J Med Case Reports. 2008 Apr 27;2:123. [Abstract/Free full text]
  • Stinear T, Johnson PD. First Isolation of Mycobacterium ulcerans from an Aquatic Environment: The End of a 60-Year Search? PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2008 Mar 26;2(3):e216. [Abstract/Free full text]
  • Quek TY, Athan E, Henry MJ, Pasco JA, Redden-Hoare J, Hughes A, Johnson PD. Risk factors for Mycobacterium ulcerans infection, southeastern Australia. Emerg Infect Dis. 2007 Nov;13(11):1661-6. [Abstract/Free full text]
  • Johnson PD, Azuolas J, Lavender CJ, Wishart E, Stinear TP, Hayman JA, Brown L, Jenkin GA, Fyfe JA. Mycobacterium ulcerans in mosquitoes captured during outbreak of Buruli ulcer, southeastern Australia. Emerg Infect Dis. 2007 Nov;13(11):1653-60. [Abstract/Free full text]
  • Quek TY, Henry MJ, Pasco JA, O'Brien DP, Johnson PD, Hughes A, Cheng AC, Redden-Hoare J, Athan E. Mycobacterium ulcerans infection: factors influencing diagnostic delay. Med J Aust. 2007 Nov 19;187(10):561-3. [Abstract/Free full text]
  • Fyfe JA, Lavender CJ, Johnson PD, Globan M, Sievers A, Azuolas J, Stinear TP. Development and application of two multiplex real-time PCR assays for the detection of Mycobacterium ulcerans in clinical and environmental samples. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007 Aug;73(15):4733-40. Epub 2007 May 25. [Abstract/Free full text]
  • Buntine JA, Jenkin GA, Doherty R, Johnson PD. Letter regarding Mycobacterium ulcerans. Ann Plast Surg. 2007 Feb;58(2):227-8. [Abstract/Free full text]