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Laura J. Chandler, Ph.D.

Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of Clinical Microbiology, VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Service
Philadelphia VA Medical Center
3900 Woodland Avenue
Mailstop 113
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-823-4683
Fax: 215-823-4271
BS (Zoology)
Iowa State University, 1976.
MS (Microbiology - Virology)
Colorado State University, 1987.
Ph.D. (Microbiology)
Colorado State University, 1995.
Post-Graduate Training
Fellow in Clinical Microbiology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, 1999-2001.
American Board of Medical Microbiology, 2004.
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Selected Publications

Hafkin, J., Chandler, L., Maslow, J.N.: Molecular Typing Systems. Practical Healthcare Epidemiology, 3rd Edition. Lautenbach, E., Malani, P., and Woeltje, K (eds.). University of Chicago Press, 2010.

May, F. J., Li, L., Zhang, S., Guzman, H., Beasley, D. W., Tesh, R. B., Higgs, S., Raj, P., Bueno, R., Jr., Randle, Y., Chandler, L., Barrett, A. D.: Genetic variation of St. Louis encephalitis virus. J Gen Virol 89(Pt 8): 1901-10, 2008.

Powers, A. M., Aguilar, P. V., Chandler, L. J., Brault, A. C., Meakins, T. A., Watts, D., Russell, K. L., Olson, J., Vasconcelos, P. F., Da Rosa, A. T., Weaver, S. C., Tesh, R. B.: Genetic relationships among Mayaro and Una viruses suggest distinct patterns of transmission. Am J Trop Med Hyg 75(3): 461-9, 2006.

Chandler, L.J. and Tsai, T. F.: Arboviruses. In: Manual of Clinical Microbiology, 8th Edition. Murray, P.R., Baron, E.J., Jorgensen, J.H., Pfaller, M.A. and Yolken, R.H. (eds.). ASM Press, Washington, D.C. 2003.

Chandler, L. J., Poulter, M., Reisner, B., Woods, G.: Clinical evaluation of the Vitek automated system with cards GNS 122 and 127 and VTK-R07.01 software for antimicrobial susceptibility testing of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 42(1): 71-3, 2002.

Martinez, F., Chandler, L. J., Reisner, B. S., Woods, G. L.: Evaluation of the Vitek card GPS105 and VTK-RO7.01 software for detection of oxacillin resistance in clinically relevant coagulase-negative staphylococci. J Clin Microbiol 39(10): 3733-5, 2001.

Chandler, L.J.: Diagnostic Tests for Hepatitis C Virus. Clinical Microbiology Newsletter 22(19): 145-149, 2000.

Wang, E., Bowen, R.A., Medina, G., Powers, A.M., Kang, W., Chandler, L.J., Shope, R.E., Weaver, S.C.: Virulence and viremia characteristics of 1992 epizootic subtype IC Venezuelan equine encephalitis viruses and closely related enzootic subtype ID strains. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 2000.

Borucki, M.K., Chandler, L.J., Parker, B.M., Blair, C.D., Beaty, B.J.: Bunyavirus superinfection and segment reassortment in transovarially infected mosquitoes. J. Gen. Virol. 80: 3173-3179, 1999.

Calisher, C.H., Beaty, B.J., Chandler, L.J.: Arboviruses. In: Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral Infections, 3rd Edition. Lennette, E. (eds.). Marcel Dekker Inc., New York, 1999.

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