Kaede Ota Sullivan

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

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard
Main Building, Room 5112A
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 267-426-5023
Fax: 215-590-2171
McMaster University, Canada, 1998.
McMaster University, Canada, 2001.
MSc (Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research)
University of Toronto, Canada, 2010.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Pediatric healthcare associated infections

Selected Publications

Sullivan, K.V., Deburger, B., Roundtree, S.S., Ventrola, C., Blecker-Shelly, D.L., Mortensen, J.E. : Rapid Detection of Inpatient Gram-Negative Bacteremia; Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamases and Carbapenemase Resistance Determinants with the Verigene BC-GN Test: A Multi-Center Evaluation. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 52 : 2416-2421, 2014.

Dekio, F., Bhatti T.R., Zhang, S. X., Sullivan K.V.: Positive Impact of Fungal Histopathology on Immunocompromised Pediatric Patients with Histology-Proven Invasive Fungal Infection. American Journal of Clinical Pathology (in press) 2014.

Sullivan, K. V., Turner, N. N., Roundtree, S. S., Young, S., C. A. Brock-Haag, Lacey, D., Abuzaid, S., Blecker-Shelly, D. L., Doern, C. D. : Rapid Detection of Gram-Positive Organisms Using the Verigene Gram-Positive Blood Culture Nucleic Acid Test and the BacT/ALERT Pediatric FAN System in a Multi-Centered Pediatric Evaluation. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 51: 3579-3584, 2013.

Sullivan K.V., Turner, N.N., Lancaster, D.P., Chandler, L., Shah, A., Friedman D.F., Blecker-Shelly, D.L.: Superior Sensitivity and Swifter Time to Detection in the BACTEC Pediatric Plus/F System Compared to the BacT/ALERT Pediatric FAN Blood Culture System. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 51: 4083-4086, 2013.

Sullivan, K.V., Turner, N.N., Roundtree S.S., McGowan, K.L. : Accurate and rapid detection of methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) and methicillin-susceptible S. aureus (MSSA) using the MicroPhage MRSA/MSSA blood culture test and the BacT/Alert system in a pediatric population. Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 137: 1103-1105, 2013.

Ota-Sullivan, K.V., Blecker-Shelly, D.L. : Use of the Rapid BinaxNOW Malaria Test in a 24-Hour Laboratory Associated with Accurate Detection and Decreased Malaria Testing Turnaround Times in a Non-Endemic, Pediatric Setting. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 51: 1567-1569, 2013.

Ellison, A.M., Ota, K.V., McGowan, K.L., Smith-Whitley, K. : Epidemiology of Bloodstream Infections in Children with Sickle Cell Disease. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 32: 560-563, 2013.

Ota, K.V., McGowan, K.L. : Clostridium difficile Testing Algorithms Using Glutamate Dehydrogenase Antigen and C. difficile Toxin Enzyme Immunoassays with C. difficile Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing Increase Diagnostic Yield in a Tertiary Pediatric Population. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 50:1185-1188, 2012.

Ota, K.V., McGowan, K.L. : Declining Incidence of Candidemia in a Pediatric Population. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 50: 1048-1050, 2012.

Ellison, A.M., Ota, K.V., McGowan, K.L., Smith-Whitley, K. : Pneumococcal bacteremia in a vaccinated pediatric sickle cell disease population. Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal 31: 534-536, 2012.

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