Sarah Andzia Longworth, BA, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of University of Pennsylvania
3 Silverstein, Suite E
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-251-0009
Fax: 215-662-7611
BA (Major in Biology, Minor in Anthropology)
Haverford College , 2004.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine , 2010.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Infections in immunocompromised hosts
Infections in patients with leukemia and lymphoma
Infections in patients following stem cell transplant
Infections in solid organ transplant recipients and candidates

Description of Research Expertise

Nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in immunocompromised hosts

Selected Publications

Longworth S, Schmitt SK, Longworth DL: Pulmonary Infections Egan’s Fundamentals of Respiratory Care, 11th Edition. Kacmarek RM, Stoller JK, Heuer AH (eds.). Elsevier Health Sciences Division, 2016 Notes: Chapter 24.

Longworth SA, Avery RK, Curless MS, Longworth DL : Infection Control Issues after Hematopoeitic Stem Cell Transplantation Transplant Infections, 4th Edition. Ljungman P, Snydman D, Boeckh M (eds.). Springer Page: 823-842, October 2016.

Vinnard C, Longworth S, Mezochow A, Patrawalla A, Kreiswirth BN, Hamilton K: Deaths Related to Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections in the United States, 1999-2014. Annals of the American Thoracic Society Page: Epub ahead of print, September 2016.

Forrestel A, Modi B, Longworth S, Wilck M, Micheletti R: Primary Cutaneous Cryptococcus in a Patient with Multiple Sclerosis Treated with Fingolimod. JAMA Neurology 73(3): 355-356, March 2016.

Longworth S, Han J.: Pyogenic Liver Abscess. Clinical Liver Disease 6(2): 51-54, August 2015.

Longworth S, Blumberg EA, Barton TD, Vinnard C: Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections after Solid Organ Transplantation: A Survival Analysis. Clinical Microbiology and Infection 21(1): 43-47, January 2015.

Longworth SA, Vinnard C, Lee I, Sims KD, Barton TD, Blumberg EA : Risk Factors for Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients: A Case-Control Study. Transplant Infectious Disease 16(1): 76-83, February 2014.

Chang JT, Palanivel VR, Kinjyo I, Schambach F, Intlekofer AM, Banerjee A, Longworth SA, Vinup KE, Mrass P, Oliaro J, Killeen N, Orange JS, Russell SM, Weninger W, Reiner SL : Asymmetric T Lymphocyte Division in the Initiation of Adaptive Immune Responses. Science 315(5819): 1687-91, March 2007.

Intlekofer AM, Takemoto N, Wherry JE, Longworth S, Northrup JT, Palanivel VR, Mullen AC, Gasink CR, Kaech SM, Miller JD, Gapin L, Ryan K, Russ AP, Lindsten T, Orange JS, Goldrath AW, Ahmed R, Reiner SL: Effector and Memory CD8+ T Cell Fate Coupled by T-bet and Eomesodermin. Nature Immunology 6(12): 1236-44, December 2005.

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