Erin H. Graf, PhD, D(ABMM)

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

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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
34th & Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 267-426-9857
B.S. (Cell Biology, & Molecular Genetics, Minor in English)
University of Maryland, College Park, MD , 2005.
P.h.D. (Cell & Molecular Biology)
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2013.
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Selected Publications

Sandra Montgomery, Kiana Roman, Lan M. Nguyen, Ana Maria Cardenas, James J. Knox, Erin H. Graf: Prospective evaluation of light scatter technology paired with MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry for rapid diagnosis of urinary tract infections. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 55(6): 1802-1811, May 2017.

Robert Schlaberg, Heng Xie, Steven Flygare, Yuying Mei, Hajime Matsuzaki, Mark Yandell, Erin Graf: Detection of Previously Missed Pathogens in Immunocompromised Children with Suspected Pulmonary Infections by a Fully-Validated Next-Generation Sequencing Test Poster Presentation at the American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting May 2017.

Dixit A, Alexsandrescu S, Boyer D, Graf E, Vargas S, Silverman M.: Mycoplasma hominis empyema in an 18 year-old stem cell and lung transplant recipient: Case report and review of the literature. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society doi: 10.1093/jpids/pix049, June 2017.

Julianne E. Burns & Erin H. Graf: Disseminated Neisseria gonorrhoeae in an 18 year old female. Journal of Clinical Microbiology April 2018.

Julia S. Sammons, Sara Townsend, Cindy L. Hoegg, Sarah A. Smathers, Erin H. Graf, Susan Coffin, Katie Williams, Eileen Farnon, Ursula Nawab, David Munson, Kevin Dysart, Gil Binenbaum: Outbreak of Adenovirus in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit: Rapid Detection and Successful Prevention of Secondary Transmission. Oral presentation at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control Annual Meeting June 2017.

Reddy V Ponaka, Clarissa Gomez, Denise Patel, Vladimir Slepnev, José R. Romero, Erin Graf, Slava Elagin: illumigene Kingella by Meridian Bioscience: Isothermal Amplification test for the Detection of Kingella kingae from Synovial Fluids. Poster presentation for the Clinical Virology Symposium May 2017.

Mitchell SL, Sammons JS, Graf EH: Real-time Molecular Serotyping and Improved Resolution Through Whole-Virus Genome Sequencing During an Adenovirus Outbreak in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Poster presentation for Clinical Virology Symposium May 2017 Notes: **Recipient of the "Edith Hsuing Travel Award" for outstanding abstract.

Stephanie Mitchell and Erin H. Graf: Limb Weakness in an 8 year old. Oral case presentation at the Clinical Virology Symposium May 2017.

E. Kitt, E.H. Graf, J.M. Bergelson : Dengue Associated Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis. Poster presentation at European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases Annual Meeting May 2017.

Erlinda Ulloa, Erin Graf, Ana Maria Cardenas, Michael Silverman, Eimear Kitt: Malaria Trojan Horse: A case of mixed-species malaria infection Poster presentation at European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases Annual Meeting May 2017.

Laurel Glaser, Julia Was, Erin Graf: Multi-locus Amplification Followed by Next Generation Sequencing and Metagenomic Analysis Dramatically Improves Diagnostic Yield Over Sanger-Based Pan-Bacterial Sequencing in Formalin Fixed Paraffin Embedded Tissues Poster presentation at ASM Microbe May 2017.

Eimear Kitt, Kristina R Brannock, Lauren A VonHolz, Paul Planet, Erin Graf and Vinodh Pillai : A case report of Pediatric Brucellosis in an Algerian immigrant. Open Forum Infectious Diseases doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofw263, February 2017.

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Last updated: 10/15/2018
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