Clinical Microbiology

Research and Publications

Research is conducted in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratories by many staff and faculty members.  New projects are launched regularly.  All employees have the opportunity and are encouraged to develop, lead and assist in research.  Recent presentations and publications:


CVS 2015

Comparison Of FilmArray GI And Verigene EP For The Detection Of Bacteria And Viruses In Cary-Blair Preserved Feces C. Young, W. LeBar, M. Bachman, D. Newton, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI  

ASM 2015

Detection of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) Resistance Determinants From Clinical Isolates Using Verigene® Gram-Negative Blood Culture Test (BC-GN) and FilmArray BCID, C. Young, MDCH, W. LeBar, D. Newton

ICAAC 2015

In-Vitro Activity of Ceftolozane/Tazobactam Against Burkholderia cepacia Complex C. Young, W. LeBar, D. Newton, J.J. LiPuma, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI

ASM 2016

Chromogenic Media is Selective and Differential but Not Specific for the Detection of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae C. Young, W. LeBar, M. Bachman, D. W. Newton University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI

Publications  All Publications

Hernandez, Diana, Newton, D, Ledeboer, N, Buchan, B, Young, C, Clark, A, Connoly, J, Wolk, D. Multicenter Evaluation of MRSASelect II Chromogenic Agar for Identification of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus from Wound and Nasal Specimens J. Clin. Microbiol. February 2016 vol. 54 no. 2 305-311

  • Cost Analysis of Implementing Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization–Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry Plus Real-Time Antimicrobial Stewardship Intervention for Bloodstream Infections
    • Twisha S. Patel,
    • Rola Kaakeh,
    • Jerod L. Nagel,
    • Duane W. Newton,
    • and James G. Stevenson

J. Clin. Microbiol. January 2017 55:1 60-67; Accepted manuscript posted online 19 October 2016, doi:10.1128/JCM.01452-16