Stephen A. Young, Ph.D.

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  • Microbiology
  • Virology
  • Molecular diagnostics for infectious diseases

Education and Certification Information

Post Doctoral Fellowship
ABMM Training Program
Department of Laboratory Medicine
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Medical Sciences
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Albuquerque, NM

Biological Sciences with Emphasis in Bacteriology
Wright State University
Dayton, OH

Major: Biological Sciences
Minor: Chemistry
Wright State University
Dayton, OH

Board Certification:
Diplomate, American Board of Medical Microbiology
1994 to Present

Selected Publications:

  • Faron ML, Ledeboer NA, Connolly J, Granato PA, Alkins BR, Dien Bard J, Daly JA, Young S, Buchan BW. Clinical Evaluation and Cost Analysis of the Great Basin Shiga Toxin Direct Molecular Assay for the Detection of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli (STEC) in Diarrheal Stool Specimens. J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Dec 7. pii: JCM.01939-16. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:27927919

  • Hayden RT, Sun Y, Tang L, Procop GW, Hillyard DR, Pinsky BA, Young SA, Caliendo AM; College of American Pathologists Microbiology Resource Committee.Progress in Quantitative Viral Load Testing: Variability and Impact of the WHO Quantitative International Standards. J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Nov 16. pii: JCM.02044-16. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:27852673

  • Stephen Young, Barbara Body, Franklin Moore and Sherry Dunbar. Multicenter Evaluation of the LuminexR ARIESR HSV 1&2 Assay for the detection of herpes simplex virus 1 and 2 in cutaneous and mucocutaneous lesion specimens. Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics, DOI: 10:1080/14737159.2016.1251841. 2016

  • Walter Dehority, Meghan Eickman, Kurt Schwalm, Stephen Gross, Gary Schroth, Stephen Young, Darrell Dinwiddie. Complete Genome Seuqence of a KI Polyomavirus Isolated from an Otherwise Healthy Child with Severe Lower Respiratory Tract Infection. Journal of Medical Virology DOI:10.1002/jmv.24706, 2016

  • Darrell Dinwiddie, Walter Dehority, Kurt Schwalm, Jesse Young, Stephen Young. Complete Genome Sequence of a Novel Human WU Polyomavirus Isolate Associated with Acute Respiratory Infection. Genome Announcements Vol 4 Issue 3 e00177-16, 2016

  • D’Souza, Gypsyamber, Wenta, Alicia, Wiley, Dorothy, Shah, Nisha, Barrington, Franicine, Darragh, Teresa, Joste, Nancy, Plankey, Michael, Reddy, Susheel, Breen, Elizabeth, Young, Stephen, Cranston, Ross. Anal Cancer Screening in Men Who Have Sex with Men in the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study. JAIDS:Vol 71 Issue 5 570-576, 2016.

  • Caliendo, A.M., Valsamakis, A., Bremer, J.W., Ferreira-Gonzales, A., Granger, S., Sabatini, L., Tsongalis, G. J., Wang, Y. F., Yen-Leiberman, B., Young, S., and Lurain, N.S. Multilaboratory Evaluation of Real-time PCR Tests for Hepatitis B Virus DNA Quantitation. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 49: (8):2854 – 2858, 2011.

  • Bossler, A., C. Gunsolly, M.T. Pyne, A. Rendo, J. Rachel, R. Mills, M. Miller, J. Sipley, D. Hillyard, S. Jenkins, C. Essmyer, S. Young, M. Lewinski and H. Rennert. Performance of the COBAS® AmpliPrep/COBAS TaqMan® Automated System for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) quantification in a Muliti-Center Comparison. Journal Clinical Virology, 50: 100-103, 2011.

  • Riedlinger, J., S.H. Beqaj, M.A. Milish, S. Young, R. Smith, M. Dodd, R.E. Hankerd, W.D. LeBar and D.W. Newton. Multicenter Evaluation of the BD Max GBS Assay for Detection of Group B Streptococci in Prenatal Vaginal and Rectal Screening Swab Specimens from Pregnant Women. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(11): 4239-4241, 2010.

  • Wenzel, J.J., M. Panning, K.L. Kaul, K.A. Mangold, P.A. Revell, R.A. Luna, H. Zepeda, L. Perea, J.A. Vazquez-Perez, S.A. Young, B. Rodic-Polic, M. Eickmann, C. Drosten, W. Jilg and U. Reischl. Analytical Performance Determination and Clinical Validation of the Novel Roche RealTime Ready Influenza A/H1N1 Detection Set. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48(9): 3088-3094, 2010.

  • Hoffman, C.J., E.C. Seaberg, S.A., Young, M.D. Witt, K. D’Acunto, J. Phair and C.L. Thio. Hepatitis B and Long-Term HIV Outcomes in Co-Infected HAART Recipients. AIDS, 23: 1881-1889, 2009.

  • Xiao, L., M.C. Hlavsa, J. Yoder, C. Ewers, T. Dearen, W. Yang, R. Nett, S. Harris, S.M. Brend, M. Harris, L. Onischuck, A.L. Valderrama, S. Cosgrove, K. Xavier, N. Hall, S. Romero, S.A. Young, S.P. Johnston, M. Arrowood, S. Roy and M.J. Beach. 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. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 47(9): 3017-3020, 2009.

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