Sarah A. Longworth, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Attending Physician, Hospital of University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Director Transplant ID, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Associate Program Director, ID fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Hospital of University of Pennsylvania
3 Silverstein, Suite E
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 413-262-1441
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

Wang R, Longworth SA, Doyon JB, Lee I, Bloom RD, Romano CM, Veasey SL, Blumberg EA: Active Tuberculosis After Solid Organ Transplantation in Individuals With Negative Pretransplant QuantiFERON-TB Gold Testing: A Case Series. Transplant Proc 54(3): 610-614, April 2022.

Warner NC, Bartelt LA, Lachiewicz AM, Tompkins KM, Miller MB, Alby K, Jones MB, Carr AL, Alexander J, Gainey AB, Daniels R, Burch A-K, Brown DE, Brownstein MJ, Cheema F, Linder KE, Shields RK, Longworth S, van Duin D: Cefiderocol for the Treatment of Adult and Pediatric Patients With Cystic Fibrosis and Achromobacter xylosoxidans Infections. Clin Infect Dis 73(7): e1754-e1757, October 2021

Courtwright AM, Longworth S, Chojnowski D, Lee I, Hunt S : Treatment of a Pulmonary Aspergilloma in a Lung Transplant Recipient Using Catheter-directed Intracavitary Instillation of Liposomal Amphotericin B. Transplant Direct 8(1): e1270, December 2021.

Longworth SA, Daly JS: Management of infections due to nontuberculous mycobacteria in solid organ transplant recipients-Guidelines from the American Society of Transplantation Infectious Diseases Community of Practice. Clin Transplant 33(9): e13588, Sep 2019.

Chida N, Brown C, Mathad J, Carpenter K, Nelson G, Schechter MC, Giles N, Rebolledo PA, Ray S, Fabre V, Cantillo DS, Longworth S, Amorosa V, Petrauskis C, Boulanger C, Cain N, Gupta A, McKenzie-White J, Bollinger R, Melia M T: Internal Medicine Residents' Knowledge and Practice of Pulmonary Tuberculosis Diagnosis. Open Forum Infect Dis 5(7): ofy152, Jun 2018.

Chida N, Brown C, Mathad J, Carpenter K, Nelson G, Schechter MC, Rebolledo PA, Fabre V, Cantillo DS, Longworth S, Amorosa V, Petrauskis C, Boulanger C, Cain N, Gupta A, McKenzie-White J, Bollinger R, Melia M: Developing an Assessment Framework for Essential Internal Medicine Subspecialty Topics. J Grad Med Educ 10(3): 331-335, Jun 2018.

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, Mar 2016 Notes: Chapter 24.

Vinnard C, Longworth S, Mezochow A, Patrawalla A, Kreiswirth BN, Hamilton K: Deaths Related to Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections in the United States, 1999-2014. Ann Am Thorac Soc 13(11): 1951-1955, Nov 2016.

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.

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

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