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Karin L. Mc Gowan, PhD, MS

Karin L. Mc Gowan, PhD, MS

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Emeritus Professor CE of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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Education:
B.S. (Biology & Medical Technology)
Temple University, 1971.
M.S. (Microbiology & Public Health)
Thomas Jefferson University, 1977.
Ph.D. (Microbiology & Immunology)
Temple University, 1984.

Bryn Mawr College Additional Professional Education-HERS Management Institute for Women in Higher Education Administration, 1996.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Use of rapid tests in clinical microbiology
Pediatric microbiology
Medical Mycology
Diagnostic Parasitology

Description of Other Expertise

Time Management

Selected Publications

Zaoutis, T.E., Goyal, H. M., Chu, J., Coffin, S.E., Bell, L.M., Nachamkin, I., McGowan, K.L., Bilker, W B. Lautenbach, E.: Risk Factors and Outcomes of Bloodstream Infection Caused by Extended-spectrum ß-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella species in Children. Pediatrics 115: 942-949, 2005.

Zaoutis TE, Foraker E, McGowan KL, Mortensen J, Campos J, Walsh TJ, Klein JD: Antifungal susceptibility of Candida spp. isolated from pediatric patients: A survey of 4 children's hospitals. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 52(4): 295-298, 2005.

Choi JK, Mauger J, McGowan KL: Immunohistochemical detection of Aspergillus species in pediatric tissue. American Journal of Clinical Pathology 121(1): 18-25, Jan 2004.

McGowan KL: Bordetella Cultures. Clinical Microbiology Procedure Manual. Isenberg, HD (eds.). ASM Press, Washington, DC, 2: 267-274, April 2004.

McGowan KL: Detection of Bordetella pertussis by direct fluorescent antibody. Clinical Microbiology Procedure Manual. Isenberg, HD (eds.). ASM Press. Washington, DC, 2: 275-280, April 2004.

McGowan KL: Detection of Bordetella pertussis by PCR. Clinical Microbiology Procedure Manual. Isenberg, HD (eds.). ASM Press. Washington, DC, 2: 97-104, April 2004.

Salerno, A.E., Meyers, K.E.C., McGowan, K.L., Kaplan, B.S. : Hemolytic uremic syndrome in a child with laboratory acquired Escherichia coli O157:H7. Journal of Pediatrics 145(3): 412-414, Sept 2004.

Foraker, E.E., Zaoutis, T.E., Levin, S., McGowan, K.L., Mortensen, J., Campos, J., Klein, J.D.: Antifungal susceptibilities of Candida spp. isolated from pediatric patients: a survey of four children’s hospitals. Poster presentation at FOCUS on Fungal Infections 14 meeting, March 24, 2004, New Orleans, LA Page: Poster Board #8217, March 2004.

Coffin, S., Zaoutis, T.E., Abrams, T.J., Chu, J., McGowan, K.L.: Emergence of community-onset methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection in children: 2001-2003. Poster presentation at annual meeting of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), Philadelphia, PA Page: Session # 34, Poster #164, April 2004.

Shah SS, Alpern ER, Zwerling L, McGowan KL, Bell LM: Risk of bacteremia in children with pneumonia. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 157: 389-92, 2003.

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