Naasha J Talati, MD, MSCR

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

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Penn Community Practice
3910 Powelton Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-9908
MD (Medicine and Surgery)
The Aga Khan University, Medical College, 2000.
Emory University, Laney Graduate School, 2011.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

HIV; hospital acquired infections; infections with MRSA and multidrug resistant gram negative organisms; fungal infections; mycobacterial infections; tuberculosis; latent tuberculosis infection; endocarditis; osteomyelitis; septic arthritis; decubitus ulcers; intra abdominal infections; fever of unknown origin

Description of Research Expertise

Diagnostic tests for latent tuberculosis infection; Measuring effects of Infection Control processes on rates of Central line associated blood stream infections; Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections; Transmission of MDRO-GNR; C. difficile

Selected Publications

Naasha Talati, Judith O'Donnell: Topical Antimicrobials. Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett’s Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. Bennett JE, Dolin R, Blaser, MJ (eds.). Page: 275-282, 2018 Notes: In Press.

McConnell RA, Talati NJ : Chapter: Consternation about Induration. Infections in the Immunosuppressed Patient: An Illustrated Case-Based Approach. Pranatharthi H. Chandrasekar, MD (eds.). Oxford University Press, Page: 10.1093/med/9780199938568.003.0041, Feb 2016 Notes: Section 4: Infections in Patients Receiving Immunosuppressive Drugs, Case 4.1.

Mills JP, Talati NJ, Alby K, Han JH: The Epidemiology of Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae Colonization and Infection among Long-Term Acute Care Hospital Residents Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 37(1): 55-60, Jan 2016.

Rolek K, Talati NJ, Binkley S, Timko D, Morgan S, Pegues DA, Hamilton K : Implementation of a Provider-Based Antimicrobial Stewardship Strategy at a Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH) and Inpatient Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) Facility. Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) 2014 Meeting Oct 2014 Notes: Poster presentation.

Blumberg HM, Talati NJ: Tuberculosis Infection Control Clinical Decision Support: Hospital Infection Control. Wenzel RW and Bearman G (eds.). Decision Support in Medicine, LLC, Wilmington, DE, 2014.

Kuppalli K, Livorsi D, Talati NJ, Osborn M: Lemierre's syndrome due to Fusobacterium necrophorum. Lancet Infect Dis 12(10): 808-15, Oct 2012.

Frank I, Talati NJ: Care of the Patient Infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection, Chapter 23 The Intensive Care Unit Manual, Second Edition. Lanken P, Manaker S, Kohl BA, Hanson WC (eds.). Elsevier Inc. Page: 235-244, 2012.

Talati NJ, Gonzalez-Diaz E, Mutemba C, Wendt J, Kilembe W, Mwananyanda L, Chomba E, Allen S, del Rio C, Blumberg HM: Diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection among HIV discordant partners using interferon gamma release assays. BMC Infect Dis 11: 264, Sep 2011.

Talati NJ, Seybold U, Humphrey B, Aina A, Tapia J, Weinfurter P, Albalak R, Blumberg HM: Poor concordance between interferon-gamma release assays and tuberculin skin tests in diagnosis of latent tuberculosis infection among HIV-infected individuals. BMC Infect Dis 9: 15, Feb 2009.

Talati N, Gonzales DE, Mutemba C, Kilembe W, Mwanayanda L, Allen S, del Rio C, and Blumberg HM: Diagnosis of Latent Tuberculosis Infection with Interferon Gamma Release Assays in HIV discordant couples in Zambia. Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Meeting 2009 2009 Notes: Poster presentation.

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