Ana Maria Cardenas, Ph.D., D(ABMM)

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Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

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Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BS (Microbiology)
Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia, 2005.
Ph.D. (Biomedical Sciences)
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2012.
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Selected Publications

Seif, Kajon, Hodinka, Seif, Cardenas, Fisher: Outcomes of Human Adenovirus Infection and Disease in a Retrospective Cohort of Pediatric Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society June 2018 Notes: In Press.

Laetsch TW, Maude SL, Milone MC, Davis KL, Krueger J, Cárdenas AM, Eldjerou LK, Keir CK, Wood PA, Grupp SA: False-Positive Results Following Lentiviral-Based Tisagenlecleucel Therapy with Select HIV-1 NAT Methods. Blood June 2018.

Ward E, Weller K, Gomez J, Roman K, Cárdenas AM: Evaluation of a Rapid System for Antimicrobial Identification and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing in Pediatric Blood Stream Infections Journal of Clinical Microbiology June 2018 Notes: In Press.

Boge CLK, Petersen H, Seif AE, Cardenas AM, Purdy DR, Kajon A, Fisher BT: Incidence and Outcomes of Human Adenovirus Infection in Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant Recipients. Pediatric Transplant ID Symposium, Memphis, TN March 2018 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Han M, Roberts A, Migliore B, Cardenas AM, Weiss SL: Cytomegalovirus Reactivation Viremia in Pediatric Sepsis. Annual Congress for Society of Critical Care Medicine, San Antonio, TX February 2018 Notes: Poster presentation.

Simpao AF, Ahumada LM, Larru MB, Cardenas AM, Metjian TA, Sullivan KV, Gálvez JA, Desai BR, Rehman MA, Gerber JS: Design and Implementation of a Visual Analytics Electronic Antibiogram within an Electronic Health Record System at a Tertiary Pediatric Hospital. Applied clinical informatics 9(1): 37-45, Jan 2018.

Mitchell SL, Chang YC, Feemster K, Cárdenas AM : Implementation of a rapid influenza A/B and RSV direct molecular assay improves emergency department oseltamivir use in paediatric patients Journal of Medical Microbiology Jan 2018 Notes: DOI 10.1099/jmm.0.000676.

Chang YC, Yuen S, Shults J, Cardenas AM, Branas C, Feemster K: Impact of a Clinical Pathway and a Rapid Direct Influenza Polymerase Chain Reaction Test Introduction on Readmissions Among Initially Non-hospitalized Children with Influenza-Like Illness. ID week, San Diego, CA October 2017 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Boge CLK, Peterson H, Seif AE, Cardenas AM, Bryan MW, Purdy DR, Loudon B, Kajon AE, Fisher BT : Comparative Effectiveness of Cidofovir Pre-emptive Therapy for Human Adenovirus Infection in Pediatric Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipients ID Week, San Diego, CA October 2017.

Montgomery S, Roman K, Ngyuen L, Cardenas AM, Knox J, Graf EH: 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): 1802-11, June 2017.

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