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Paul H. Edelstein, MD

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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HUP - 4 Gates
3400 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2156626651
no degree (Chemistry major)
San Jose State College, San Jose, California, 1969.
M.D. (medicine)
University of California at Los Angeles, 1973.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Wadsworth VA Medical Center, 1973-1974.
Resident in Internal Medicine, Wadsworth VA Medical Center, 1974-1976.
Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Wadsworth VA Medical Center, 1976-1978.
Chief Medical Resident, Wadsworth VA Medical Center, 1977-1978.
National Board of Medical Examiners #131761, 1973.
American Board of Internal Medicine #055675 in Internal Medicine, 1976.
American Board of Internal Medicine #055675 in Infectious Diseases, 1978.
Diplomat of American Board of Medical Microbiology in Public Health and Medical and Molecular Microbiology, 1985.
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Selected Publications

Edelstein PH, Hu B, Edelstein MAC: In vitro and intracellular activities of LBM415 (NVP PDF-713) against Legionella pneumophila. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 49: in press, 2005.

Edelstein PH.: Legionnaires Disease, Pontiac Fever, and Related Illnesses. Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 5th edition. Feigen RD, Cherry JD (eds.). W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, Page: 1676-1686, 2004.

Edelstein PH: Pneumococcal resistance to macrolides, lincosamides, ketolides, and streptogramin B agents: molecular mechanisms and resistance phenotypes. Clin Infect Dis 38(Suppl 4): S322-S327, 2004.

Dumoff K, McGovern PC, Edelstein PH, Nachmakin I.: Legionella maceachernii pneumonia in a patient with HIV infection Diag Microbiol Infect Dis 50: 141-145, 2004.

Edelstein PH, Weiss WJ, Edelstein MAC.: Activities of tigecycline (GAR-936) against Legionella pneumophila in vitro and in guinea pigs with L. pneumophila pneumonia. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 47: 533-540, 2003.

Edelstein PH, Hu B, Higa F, Edelstein MAC.: lvgA, a novel Legionella pneumophila virulence factor. Infect Immun 71: 2394-2403, 2003.

Brassinga AK, Hiltz MF, Sisson GR, Morash MG, Hill N, Garduno E, Edelstein PH, Garduno RA, Hoffman PS: A 65-kilobase pathogenicity island is unique to Philadelphia-1 strains of Legionella pneumophila. J. Bacteriol 185: 4630-4637, 2003.

Bisson G, Fishman NO, Patel JB, Edelstein PH, Lautenbach E.: Extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella species: risk factors for colonization and impact of antimicrobial formulary interventions on colonization prevalence. Infect Cont Hosp Epidemiol. 23: 254-260, 2002.

Lautenbach E, Fishman NO, Bilker WB, Castiglioni A, Metlay J, Edelstein PH, Strom BL.: Risk factors for fluoroquinolone resistance in nosocomial Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae infections. Arch Intern Med 162: 2469-2477, 2002.

Edelstein PH.: Detection of Antibodies to Legionella. Manual of Clinical Laboratory Immunology, 6th edition. Rose NR, de Macario EC, Folds JD, Lane HC, Nakamura RM (eds.). m. Soc. Microbiol, Washington DC, Page: 468-476, 2002.

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