Amrom Obstfeld, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Contact information
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
5th Floor Building - 5199C
3401 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-426-7491
Fax: 215-590-1736
B.A. (Biology, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies)
University of Pennsylvania, 2003.
Ph.D. (Physiology)
Columbia University, 2010.
College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, 2012.
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Selected Publications

Doshi BS, Rogers RS, Whitworth HB, Stabnick EA, Britton J, Butler RB, Obstfeld AE, Witmer CM: Utility of repeat testing in the evaluation for von Willebrand disease in pediatric patients. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostosis 17(1): 1838-1847, November 2019.

Dougherty C, Fischer NL, Maramba A, Mitchell S, Obstfeld AE, Graf EH: Cell-free RNA is More Sensitive than DNA for the Detection of Pediatric Bacterial Sepsis via Shotgun Metagenomic Sequencing. Association for Molecular Pathology Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland 2019.

Lalonde E, Wertheim GB, Surrey LF, Fumin L, Xiaonan Z, Obstfeld AE, Luo M: Genomic Characterization Of Pediatric Acute Megakaryoblastic Leukemia and the Clinical Impact. Association for Molecular Pathology Annual Meeting 2019.

Cheng C, Shibutani S, Paessler M, Obstfeld AE: Validation of a Red Blood Cell Pitting Assay for Monitoring Splenic Function. Annual Meeting of the International Society of Laboratory Hematology 2019 2019.

Obstfeld AE, Master SR, Miller WG: Using Big Data to Determine Reference Values for Laboratory Tests. Journal of the American Medical Association 14: 1495-1496, October 2018.

Was A, Doshi B, Arulselvan A, Obstfeld AE, Lambert MP: Comparison of LTA Versus WBILA in Pediatric Patients with Suspected Platelet Function Disorders. American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting 2019 2018.

Obstfeld AE, Lambert MP: Relationship between Thromboelastography and Anti-Xa Values in Heparinized Pediatric Patients. Annual Meeting of the Thrombosis and Hemostasis Societies of North America 2018.

Mitrani R, Gollomp K, Lambert MP, Obstfeld AE: The Immature Reticulocyte Fraction As an Aid in the Diagnosis and Prognosis of Parvovirus B19 Infection in Sickle Cell Disease. American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting 2018.

Obstfeld AE, Velu P, Sadigh S, Raess PW, Bagg A: Machine learning of hematology analyzer parameters as an aid in the identification of myelodysplastic syndromes and other bone marrow disorders. Annual Meeting of the International Society of Laboratory Hematology 2018.

Obstfeld AE, Wax A, Doshi B, Lambert MP: Clinical Experience Evaluating Platelet Function by Whole Blood Impedance Lumi-Aggregometry in a Pediatric 64th Annual Scientific and Standardization Committee (SSC) Meeting of The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Dublin, Ireland 2018.

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