Tracey Polsky, M.D., Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
34th & Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BA (Biochemistry)
Columbia College, 1998.
MD (Medicine)
University of Pennsylvania, 2006.
Ph.D. (Cellular & Molecular Biology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2006.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Clinical Pathology, Clinical Chemistry

Selected Publications

Sarah Welsh, Tracey Polsky, Derick Lim, Susan Warrington, Donald Boyer: Pseudohypernatremia due to esmolol: a novel case report of drug interference in laboratory testing. Critical Care Medicine 46(1), 2018.

Vora P, Surmaitis R, Nolan J, Pacholski M, Polsky T, Osterhoudt K.: Delayed transition of a urine drug immunoassay from negativity to positivity in a toddler with exploratory ingestion of methadone. J Med Toxicol 2017.

Maya Dewan, MD, MPH; Jorge Galvez, MD; Tracey Polsky, MD, PhD; Genna Kreher, MPH; Blair Kraus, RN, MSN; Luis Ahumada, MS; John McCloskey, MD; Heather Wolfe, MD: Reducing unnecessary postoperative compete blood count testing in the pediatric intensive care unit. The Permanente Journal 2017.

Daniel J. Corwin, Alexis Topjian, Brenda L. Banwell, Kevin Osterhoudt: Adverse events associated with a large dose of intravenous lipid emulsion for suspected local anesthetic toxicity. Clinical Toxicology 2017.

Jane A. Dickerson, Tracey G. Polsky, Dina N. Greene, Parisa Salehi, Alissa J. Roberts, Rhona M. Jack: False-Positive Total T3 Using the Ortho Vitros Immunoassay in Pediatric Populations. Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine 2017.

Park J, Fortina P, Polsky T, and Kricka L: The Future of Laboratory Medicine - a 2014 Perspective. Clinical Chimica Acta 438: 284-303, 2015 Notes: No issue number.

Kricka, Larry; Park, Jason; Reiprish, Amy; Polsky, Tracey; Nardiello, Mary: The Evolution and Future of Point-of-Care Testing. Point of Care. The Journal of Near-Patient Testing & Technology 14: 110-115, 2015 Notes: No issue number.

Wenqin F, Gubitz AK, Wan L, Battle DJ, Dostie J, Golembe TJ, and Dreyfuss G.: Gemins Modulate the Expression and Activity of the SMN Complex. Hum Mol Genet 14(12): 1605-11, 2005.

Golembe TJ, Yong J and Dreyfuss G.: Specific sequence features, recognized by the SMN complex, identify snRNAs and determine their fate as snRNPs. Mol Cell Biol 25(24): 10989-1004, 2005.

Golembe TJ, Yong J, Battle DJ, Feng W, Wan L and Dreyfuss G.: Lymphotropic Herpesvirus saimiri uses the SMN complex to assemble Sm cores on its small RNAs. Mol Cell Biol 25(2): 602-11, 2005.

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