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Rangaraj Selvarangan, PhD

TitleDirector of Clinical Microbiology and Virology
InstitutionChildren's Mercy Kansas City
DepartmentPathology
Address2401 Gillham Rd
Kansas City MO 64108
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    TitleDirector of Research Affairs for Laboratory Medicine
    InstitutionChildren's Mercy Kansas City
    DepartmentPathology

    TitleProfessor of Pediatrics
    InstitutionUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City
    DepartmentPediatrics

    TitleClinical Professor of Pathology
    InstitutionUniversity of Kansas Medical Center
    DepartmentPediatrics


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    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TXPhD2000
    University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WAFellowship2002

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    U01IP001057     (SELVARANGAN, RANGARAJ)Sep 1, 2016 - Aug 31, 2021
    NIH
    Kansas City - New Vaccine Surveillance Network (KC-NVSN)
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Banerjee D, Michael J, Schmitt B, Salimnia H, Mhaissen N, Goldfarb DM, Lachance P, Faron ML, Aufderheide T, Ledeboer N, Weissfeld A, Selvarangan R. Multicenter Clinical Evaluation of the Revogene Strep A Molecular Assay for Detection of Streptococcus pyogenes from Throat Swab Specimens. J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Jun 24; 58(7). PMID: 32321780.
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    2. Rha B, Lively JY, Englund JA, Staat MA, Weinberg GA, Selvarangan R, Halasa NB, Williams JV, Boom JA, Sahni LC, Michaels MG, Stewart LS, Harrison CJ, Szilagyi PG, McNeal MM, Klein EJ, Strelitz B, Lacombe K, Schlaudecker E, Moffatt ME, Schuster JE, Pahud BA, Weddle G, Hickey RW, Avadhanula V, Wikswo ME, Hall AJ, Curns AT, Gerber SI, Langley G. SARS-CoV-2 Infections in Children - Multi-Center Surveillance, United States, January-March 2020. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2020 Jun 18. PMID: 32556327.
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    3. Rha B, Curns AT, Lively JY, Campbell AP, Englund JA, Boom JA, Azimi PH, Weinberg GA, Staat MA, Selvarangan R, Halasa NB, McNeal MM, Klein EJ, Harrison CJ, Williams JV, Szilagyi PG, Singer MN, Sahni LC, Figueroa-Downing D, McDaniel D, Prill MM, Whitaker BL, Stewart LS, Schuster JE, Pahud BA, Weddle G, Avadhanula V, Munoz FM, Piedra PA, Payne DC, Langley G, Gerber SI. Respiratory Syncytial Virus-Associated Hospitalizations Among Young Children: 2015-2016. Pediatrics. 2020 Jul; 146(1). PMID: 32546583.
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    4. Casto AM, Stout SC, Selvarangan R, Freeman AF, Newell BD, Stahl ED, Ahmed AA, Greninger AL, Yin DE. Evaluation of Genotypic Antiviral Resistance Testing as an Alternative to Phenotypic Testing in a Patient with DOCK8 Deficiency and Severe HSV-1 Disease. J Infect Dis. 2020 Jun 11; 221(12):2035-2042. PMID: 31970398.
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    5. Pahud BA, Hassan F, Harrison CJ, Halasa NB, Chappell JD, Englund JA, Klein EJ, Szilagyi PG, Weinberg GA, Sherman AK, Polage C, Wikswo ME, McDonald LC, Payne DC, Selvarangan R. Detection of Clostridioides difficile by Real-time PCR in Young Children Does Not Predict Disease. Hosp Pediatr. 2020 Jul; 10(7):555-562. PMID: 32482733.
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    6. Pindyck T, Hall AJ, Tate JE, Cardemil CV, Kambhampati AK, Wikswo ME, Payne DC, Grytdal S, Boom JA, Englund JA, Klein EJ, Halasa N, Selvarangan R, Staat MA, Weinberg GA, Beenhouwer DO, Brown ST, Holodniy M, Lucero-Obusan C, Marconi VC, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Parashar U. Validation of Acute Gastroenteritis-related International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modification Codes in Pediatric and Adult US Populations. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 May 23; 70(11):2423-2427. PMID: 31626687.
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    7. Schuster JE, Banerjee D, Ahmed I, Selvarangan R. Frequency of asymptomatic and symptomatic respiratory virus detection in pediatric hematopoietic cell transplant patients. Pediatr Transplant. 2020 May 17; e13732. PMID: 32418305.
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    8. Wikswo ME, Parashar UD, Lopman B, Selvarangan R, Harrison CJ, Azimi PH, Boom JA, Sahni LC, Englund JA, Klein EJ, Staat MA, McNeal MM, Halasa N, Chappell J, Weinberg GA, Szilagyi PG, Esona MD, Bowen MD, Payne DC. Evidence for Household Transmission of Rotavirus in the United States, 2011-2016. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2020 Apr 30; 9(2):181-187. PMID: 30753568.
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    9. Feldstein LR, Ogokeh C, Rha B, Weinberg GA, Staat MA, Selvarangan R, Halasa NB, Englund JA, Boom JA, Azimi PH, Szilagyi PG, McNeal M, Harrison CJ, Williams JV, Klein EJ, Sahni LC, Singer MN, Lively JY, Payne DC, Fry AM, Patel M, Campbell AP. Vaccine Effectiveness Against Influenza Hospitalization Among Children in the United States, 2015-2016. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2020 Feb 28. PMID: 32108879.
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    10. Kanwar N, Michael J, Doran K, Montgomery E, Selvarangan R. Comparison of the ID Now Influenza A & B 2, Cobas Influenza A/B, and Xpert Xpress Flu Point-of-Care Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests for Influenza A/B Virus Detection in Children. J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Feb 24; 58(3). PMID: 31941689.
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    11. Rhoden E, Ng TFF, Campagnoli R, Nix WA, Konopka-Anstadt J, Selvarangan R, Briesach L, Oberste MS, Weldon WC. Antifungal Triazole Posaconazole Targets an Early Stage of the Parechovirus A3 Life Cycle. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2020 02 21; 64(3). PMID: 31818821.
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    12. Meyers L, Dien Bard J, Galvin B, Nawrocki J, Niesters HGM, Stellrecht KA, St George K, Daly JA, Blaschke AJ, Robinson C, Wang H, Cook CV, Hassan F, Dominguez SR, Pretty K, Naccache S, Olin KE, Althouse BM, Jones JD, Ginocchio CC, Poritz MA, Leber A, Selvarangan R. Enterovirus D68 outbreak detection through a syndromic disease epidemiology network. J Clin Virol. 2020 Mar; 124:104262. PMID: 32007841.
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    13. Pakala SB, Tan Y, Hassan F, Mai A, Markowitz RH, Shilts MH, Rajagopala SV, Selvarangan R, Das SR. Nearly Complete Genome Sequences of 17 Enterovirus D68 Strains from Kansas City, Missouri, 2018. Microbiol Resour Announc. 2019 Nov 07; 8(45). PMID: 31699753.
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    14. Hassan F, Kanwar N, Harrison CJ, Halasa NB, Chappell JD, Englund JA, Klein EJ, Weinberg GA, Szilagyi PG, Moffatt ME, Oberste MS, Nix WA, Rogers S, Bowen MD, Vinjé J, Wikswo ME, Parashar UD, Payne DC, Selvarangan R. Viral Etiology of Acute Gastroenteritis in <2-Year-Old US Children in the Post-Rotavirus Vaccine Era. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2019 Nov 06; 8(5):414-421. PMID: 30184153.
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    15. Waites KB, Ratliff A, Crabb DM, Xiao L, Qin X, Selvarangan R, Tang YW, Zheng X, Dien Bard J, Hong T, Prichard M, Brooks E, Dallas S, Duffy L, Mixon E, Fowler KB, Atkinson TP. Macrolide-Resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae in the United States as Determined from a National Surveillance Program. J Clin Microbiol. 2019 11; 57(11). PMID: 31484701.
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    16. Schuster JE, Johnston SH, Piya B, Dulek DE, Wikswo ME, McHenry R, Browne H, Gautam R, Bowen MD, Vinjé J, Payne DC, Azimi P, Selvarangan R, Halasa N, Englund JA. Infectious Causes of Acute Gastroenteritis in US Children Undergoing Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplant: A Longitudinal, Multicenter Study. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2019 Sep 24. PMID: 31550350.
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    17. Payne DC, Englund JA, Weinberg GA, Halasa NB, Boom JA, Staat MA, Selvarangan R, Azimi PH, Klein EJ, Szilagyi PG, Chappell J, Sahni LC, McNeal M, Harrison CJ, Moffatt ME, Johnston SH, Mijatovic-Rustempasic S, Esona MD, Tate JE, Curns AT, Wikswo ME, Sulemana I, Bowen MD, Parashar UD. Association of Rotavirus Vaccination With Inpatient and Emergency Department Visits Among Children Seeking Care for Acute Gastroenteritis, 2010-2016. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 09 04; 2(9):e1912242. PMID: 31560386.
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    18. Hassan F, Bushnell H, Taggart C, Gibbs C, Hiraki S, Formanek A, Gripka M, Selvarangan R. Evaluation of BacterioScan 216Dx in Comparison to Urinalysis as a Screening Tool for Diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infections in Children. J Clin Microbiol. 2019 09; 57(9). PMID: 31217269.
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    19. Banerjee D, Kanwar N, Hassan F, Lankachandra K, Selvarangan R. Comparative analysis of Four sample-to-answer influenza A/B and RSV nucleic acid amplification assays using adult respiratory specimens. J Clin Virol. 2019 09; 118:9-13. PMID: 31302479.
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    20. Sasidharan A, Harrison CJ, Banerjee D, Selvarangan R. Emergence of Parechovirus A4 Central Nervous System Infections among Infants in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. J Clin Microbiol. 2019 05; 57(5). PMID: 30787144.
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    21. Kujawski SA, Midgley CM, Rha B, Lively JY, Nix WA, Curns AT, Payne DC, Englund JA, Boom JA, Williams JV, Weinberg GA, Staat MA, Selvarangan R, Halasa NB, Klein EJ, Sahni LC, Michaels MG, Shelley L, McNeal M, Harrison CJ, Stewart LS, Lopez AS, Routh JA, Patel M, Oberste MS, Watson JT, Gerber SI. Enterovirus D68-Associated Acute Respiratory Illness - New Vaccine Surveillance Network, United States, July-October, 2017 and 2018. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2019 Mar 29; 68(12):277-280. PMID: 30921299.
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    22. Harrison CJ, Weldon WC, Pahud BA, Jackson MA, Oberste MS, Selvarangan R. Neutralizing Antibody against Enterovirus D68 in Children and Adults before 2014 Outbreak, Kansas City, Missouri, USA1. Emerg Infect Dis. 2019 03; 25(3):585-588. PMID: 30789123.
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    23. Kanwar N, Crawford J, Ulen C, Uphoff TS, Dien Bard J, Dunn R, Drain A, Selvarangan R. Multicenter Clinical Evaluation of the Automated Aries Group A Strep PCR Assay from Throat Swabs. J Clin Microbiol. 2019 02; 57(2). PMID: 30463893.
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    24. Aliabadi N, Wikswo ME, Tate JE, Cortese MM, Szilagyi PG, Staat MA, Weinberg GA, Halasa NB, Boom JA, Selvarangan R, Englund JA, Azimi PH, Klein EJ, Moffatt ME, Harrison CJ, Sahni LC, Stewart LS, Bernstein DI, Parashar UD, Payne DC. Factors Associated With Rotavirus Vaccine Coverage. Pediatrics. 2019 02; 143(2). PMID: 30655333.
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    25. Karelehto E, Brouwer L, Benschop K, Kok J, Basile K, McMullan B, Rawlinson W, Druce J, Nicholson S, Selvarangan R, Harrison C, Lankachandra K, van Eijk H, Koen G, de Jong M, Pajkrt D, Wolthers KC. Seroepidemiology of Parechovirus A3 Neutralizing Antibodies, Australia, the Netherlands, and United States. Emerg Infect Dis. 2019 01; 25(1):148-152. PMID: 30561318.
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    26. Lee BR, Hassan F, Jackson MA, Selvarangan R. Impact of multiplex molecular assay turn-around-time on antibiotic utilization and clinical management of hospitalized children with acute respiratory tract infections. J Clin Virol. 2019 01; 110:11-16. PMID: 30502640.
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    27. Banerjee D, Kanwar N, Hassan F, Essmyer C, Selvarangan R. Comparison of Six Sample-to-Answer Influenza A/B and Respiratory Syncytial Virus Nucleic Acid Amplification Assays Using Respiratory Specimens from Children. J Clin Microbiol. 2018 11; 56(11). PMID: 30185508.
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    28. Mowrer C, Lee BR, Goyal R, Selvarangan R, Schuster JE. Outcome of children with rhinovirus detection prior to allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplant. Pediatr Transplant. 2018 12; 22(8):e13301. PMID: 30338638.
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    29. Islam S, Selvarangan R, Kanwar N, McHenry R, Chappell JD, Halasa N, Wikswo ME, Payne DC, Azimi PH, McDonald LC, Gomez-Duarte OG. Intestinal Carriage of Third-Generation Cephalosporin-Resistant and Extended-Spectrum ß-Lactamase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in Healthy US Children. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2018 Aug 17; 7(3):234-240. PMID: 28992133.
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    30. Hassan F, Crawford J, Bonner AB, Ledeboer NA, Selvarangan R. Multicenter evaluation of the Alere™ i influenza A&B assay using respiratory specimens collected in viral transport media. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2018 Dec; 92(4):294-298. PMID: 30077505.
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    31. Meyers L, Ginocchio CC, Faucett AN, Nolte FS, Gesteland PH, Leber A, Janowiak D, Donovan V, Dien Bard J, Spitzer S, Stellrecht KA, Salimnia H, Selvarangan R, Juretschko S, Daly JA, Wallentine JC, Lindsey K, Moore F, Reed SL, Aguero-Rosenfeld M, Fey PD, Storch GA, Melnick SJ, Robinson CC, Meredith JF, Cook CV, Nelson RK, Jones JD, Scarpino SV, Althouse BM, Ririe KM, Malin BA, Poritz MA. Automated Real-Time Collection of Pathogen-Specific Diagnostic Data: Syndromic Infectious Disease Epidemiology. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2018 Jul 06; 4(3):e59. PMID: 29980501.
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    32. Kanwar N, Pence MA, Mayne D, Michael J, Selvarangan R. Evaluation of the illumigene Mycoplasma Direct DNA Amplification Assay. J Clin Microbiol. 2018 07; 56(7). PMID: 29720432.
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    33. Midgley CM, Jackson MA, Selvarangan R, Franklin P, Holzschuh EL, Lloyd J, Scaletta J, Straily A, Tubach S, Willingham A, Nix WA, Oberste MS, Harrison CJ, Hunt C, Turabelidze G, Gerber SI, Watson JT. Severe Parechovirus 3 Infections in Young Infants-Kansas and Missouri, 2014. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2018 May 15; 7(2):104-112. PMID: 28369502.
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    34. Kanwar N, Hassan F, Barclay L, Langley C, Vinjé J, Bryant PW, George KS, Mosher L, Matthews-Greer JM, Rocha MA, Beenhouwer DO, Harrison CJ, Moffatt M, Shastri N, Selvarangan R. Evaluation of RIDA®GENE norovirus GI/GII real time RT-PCR using stool specimens collected from children and adults with acute gastroenteritis. J Clin Virol. 2018 07; 104:1-4. PMID: 29702350.
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    35. Hassan F, Hays LM, Bonner A, Bradford BJ, Franklin R, Hendry P, Kaminetsky J, Vaughn M, Cieslak K, Moffatt ME, Selvarangan R. Multicenter Clinical Evaluation of the Alere i Respiratory Syncytial Virus Isothermal Nucleic Acid Amplification Assay. J Clin Microbiol. 2018 03; 56(3). PMID: 29263208.
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    36. Zerr DM, Weissman SJ, Zhou C, Kronman MP, Adler AL, Berry JE, Rayar J, Myers J, Haaland WL, Burnham CD, Elward A, Newland J, Selvarangan R, Sullivan KV, Zaoutis T, Qin X. The Molecular and Clinical Epidemiology of Extended-Spectrum Cephalosporin- and Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae at 4 US Pediatric Hospitals. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017 Nov 24; 6(4):366-375. PMID: 28339623.
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    37. Rhoden E, Nix WA, Weldon WC, Selvarangan R. Antifungal azoles itraconazole and posaconazole exhibit potent in vitro antiviral activity against clinical isolates of parechovirus A3 (Picornaviridae). Antiviral Res. 2018 01; 149:75-77. PMID: 29155163.
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    38. DePorre A, Williams DD, Schuster J, Newland J, Bartlett J, Selvarangan R, Mann K, McCulloh R. Evaluating the Impact of Implementing a Clinical Practice Guideline for Febrile Infants With Positive Respiratory Syncytial Virus or Enterovirus Testing. Hosp Pediatr. 2017 Oct; 7(10):587-594. PMID: 28935665.
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    39. Chhabra P, Gregoricus N, Weinberg GA, Halasa N, Chappell J, Hassan F, Selvarangan R, Mijatovic-Rustempasic S, Ward ML, Bowen M, Payne DC, Vinjé J. Comparison of three multiplex gastrointestinal platforms for the detection of gastroenteritis viruses. J Clin Virol. 2017 10; 95:66-71. PMID: 28889082.
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    40. Das S, Adler AL, Miles-Jay A, Kronman MP, Qin X, Weissman SJ, Burnham CA, Elward A, Newland JG, Selvarangan R, Sullivan KV, Zaoutis T, Zerr DM. Antibiotic Prophylaxis Is Associated with Subsequent Resistant Infections in Children with an Initial Extended-Spectrum-Cephalosporin-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infection. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2017 05; 61(5). PMID: 28289030.
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    41. Schuster JE, Selvarangan R, Hassan F, Briggs KB, Hays L, Miller JO, Pahud B, Puls HT, Queen MA, Thompson MT, Weddle G, Jackson MA. Clinical Course of Enterovirus D68 in Hospitalized Children. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2017 03; 36(3):290-295. PMID: 28187115.
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    42. Yu D, Stach L, Newland JG, Selvarangan R, Goldman J. Integrating a Rapid Diagnostic Test and Antimicrobial Stewardship: Optimizing Discharge Antibiotics in Skin and Soft Tissue Infections. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016 12; 35(12):1362-1364. PMID: 27649364.
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    43. Li A, Selvarangan R, Ogden R, French B, Yu D. Clindamycin-susceptibility Rates of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Varies by Infection Type in Pediatric Patients. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016 08; 35(8):927-8. PMID: 27164465.
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    44. Bowen MD, Mijatovic-Rustempasic S, Esona MD, Teel EN, Gautam R, Sturgeon M, Azimi PH, Baker CJ, Bernstein DI, Boom JA, Chappell J, Donauer S, Edwards KM, Englund JA, Halasa NB, Harrison CJ, Johnston SH, Klein EJ, McNeal MM, Moffatt ME, Rench MA, Sahni LC, Selvarangan R, Staat MA, Szilagyi PG, Weinberg GA, Wikswo ME, Parashar UD, Payne DC. Rotavirus Strain Trends During the Postlicensure Vaccine Era: United States, 2008-2013. J Infect Dis. 2016 09 01; 214(5):732-8. PMID: 27302190.
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    45. Tan Y, Hassan F, Schuster JE, Simenauer A, Selvarangan R, Halpin RA, Lin X, Fedorova N, Stockwell TB, Lam TT, Chappell JD, Hartert TV, Holmes EC, Das SR. Molecular Evolution and Intraclade Recombination of Enterovirus D68 during the 2014 Outbreak in the United States. J Virol. 2016 02 15; 90(4):1997-2007. PMID: 26656685.
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    46. Yan C, Sun H, Lee S, Selvarangan R, Qin X, Tang YW, Waites KB, Zheng X. Comparison of Molecular Characteristics of Mycoplasma pneumoniae Specimens Collected from the United States and China. J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Dec; 53(12):3891-3. PMID: 26400785.
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    47. Schwartz RH, Selvarangan R, Zissman EN. BD Veritor System Respiratory Syncytial Virus Rapid Antigen Detection Test: Point-of-Care Results in Primary Care Pediatric Offices Compared With Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction and Viral Culture Methods. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2015 Dec; 31(12):830-4. PMID: 25803752.
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    48. Carpenter SL, Goldman J, Sherman AK, Jeremiah Bell J, Selveraju S, Newland JG, Jarka DE, Chastain K, Selvarangan R. Clinical variables and Staphylococcus aureus virulence factors associated with venous thromboembolism in children. Thromb Res. 2016 Feb; 138:69-73. PMID: 26709039.
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    49. Payne DC, Currier RL, Staat MA, Sahni LC, Selvarangan R, Halasa NB, Englund JA, Weinberg GA, Boom JA, Szilagyi PG, Klein EJ, Chappell J, Harrison CJ, Davidson BS, Mijatovic-Rustempasic S, Moffatt MD, McNeal M, Wikswo M, Bowen MD, Morrow AL, Parashar UD. Epidemiologic Association Between FUT2 Secretor Status and Severe Rotavirus Gastroenteritis in Children in the United States. JAMA Pediatr. 2015 Nov; 169(11):1040-5. PMID: 26389824.
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    50. Payne DC, Selvarangan R, Azimi PH, Boom JA, Englund JA, Staat MA, Halasa NB, Weinberg GA, Szilagyi PG, Chappell J, McNeal M, Klein EJ, Sahni LC, Johnston SH, Harrison CJ, Baker CJ, Bernstein DI, Moffatt ME, Tate JE, Mijatovic-Rustempasic S, Esona MD, Wikswo ME, Curns AT, Sulemana I, Bowen MD, Gentsch JR, Parashar UD. Long-term Consistency in Rotavirus Vaccine Protection: RV5 and RV1 Vaccine Effectiveness in US Children, 2012-2013. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Dec 15; 61(12):1792-9. PMID: 26449565.
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    51. Midgley CM, Watson JT, Nix WA, Curns AT, Rogers SL, Brown BA, Conover C, Dominguez SR, Feikin DR, Gray S, Hassan F, Hoferka S, Jackson MA, Johnson D, Leshem E, Miller L, Nichols JB, Nyquist AC, Obringer E, Patel A, Patel M, Rha B, Schneider E, Schuster JE, Selvarangan R, Seward JF, Turabelidze G, Oberste MS, Pallansch MA, Gerber SI. Severe respiratory illness associated with a nationwide outbreak of enterovirus D68 in the USA (2014): a descriptive epidemiological investigation. Lancet Respir Med. 2015 Nov; 3(11):879-87. PMID: 26482320.
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    52. Zheng X, Lee S, Selvarangan R, Qin X, Tang YW, Stiles J, Hong T, Todd K, Ratliff AE, Crabb DM, Xiao L, Atkinson TP, Waites KB. Macrolide-Resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae, United States. Emerg Infect Dis. 2015 Aug; 21(8):1470-2. PMID: 26196107.
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    53. Schuster JE, Miller JO, Selvarangan R, Weddle G, Thompson MT, Hassan F, Rogers SL, Oberste MS, Nix WA, Jackson MA. Severe enterovirus 68 respiratory illness in children requiring intensive care management. J Clin Virol. 2015 Sep; 70:77-82. PMID: 26305825.
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    54. Oermann CM, Schuster JE, Conners GP, Newland JG, Selvarangan R, Jackson MA. Enterovirus d68. A focused review and clinical highlights from the 2014 U.S. Outbreak. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 May; 12(5):775-81. PMID: 25714788.
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    55. Currier RL, Payne DC, Staat MA, Selvarangan R, Shirley SH, Halasa N, Boom JA, Englund JA, Szilagyi PG, Harrison CJ, Klein EJ, Weinberg GA, Wikswo ME, Parashar U, Vinjé J, Morrow AL. Innate Susceptibility to Norovirus Infections Influenced by FUT2 Genotype in a United States Pediatric Population. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Jun 01; 60(11):1631-8. PMID: 25744498.
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    56. Kanwar N, Hassan F, Nguyen A, Selvarangan R. Head-to-head comparison of the diagnostic accuracies of BD Veritor™ System RSV and Quidel® Sofia® RSV FIA systems for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) diagnosis. J Clin Virol. 2015 Apr; 65:83-6. PMID: 25766995.
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    57. Hassan F, Selvarangan R. Reply to "new rapid diagnostic tests: a real improvement for clinical use?". J Clin Microbiol. 2015 Feb; 53(2):752. PMID: 25617441.
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    58. Miller MK, Dowd MD, Harrison CJ, Mollen CJ, Selvarangan R, Humiston SG. Prevalence of 3 sexually transmitted infections in a pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2015 Feb; 31(2):107-12. PMID: 25654676.
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    59. Lalan SP, Warady BA, Blowey D, Waites KB, Selvarangan R. Mycoplasma edwardii peritonitis in a patient on maintenance peritoneal dialysis. Clin Nephrol. 2015 Jan; 83(1):45-8. PMID: 24040782.
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    60. Klatte JM, Selvarangan R, Jackson MA, Myers AL. Reducing Overutilization of Testing for Clostridium difficile Infection in a Pediatric Hospital System: A Quality Improvement Initiative. Hosp Pediatr. 2016 Jan; 6(1):9-14. PMID: 26692547.
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    61. Midgley CM, Jackson MA, Selvarangan R, Turabelidze G, Obringer E, Johnson D, Giles BL, Patel A, Echols F, Oberste MS, Nix WA, Watson JT, Gerber SI. Severe respiratory illness associated with enterovirus D68 - Missouri and Illinois, 2014. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014 Sep 12; 63(36):798-9. PMID: 25211545.
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    62. Bell JJ, Selvarangan R. Evaluation of the Alere I influenza A&B nucleic acid amplification test by use of respiratory specimens collected in viral transport medium. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Nov; 52(11):3992-5. PMID: 25210070.
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    63. Hassan F, Hays L, Bell J, Selvarangan R. Evaluation of 3 analyte-specific reagents for detection of Bordetella pertussis and Bordetella parapertussis in clinical specimens. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2014 Nov; 80(3):181-4. PMID: 25239539.
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    64. Bell JJ, Anderson EJ, Greene WH, Romero JR, Merchant M, Selvarangan R. Multicenter clinical performance evaluation of BD Veritor™ system for rapid detection of respiratory syncytial virus. J Clin Virol. 2014 Sep; 61(1):113-7. PMID: 25034375.
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    65. Bell J, Bonner A, Cohen DM, Birkhahn R, Yogev R, Triner W, Cohen J, Palavecino E, Selvarangan R. Multicenter clinical evaluation of the novel Alere™ i Influenza A&B isothermal nucleic acid amplification test. J Clin Virol. 2014 Sep; 61(1):81-6. PMID: 24973813.
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    66. Goldman JL, Harrison CJ, Myers AL, Jackson MA, Selvarangan R. No evidence of vancomycin minimal inhibitory concentration creep or heteroresistance identified in pediatric Staphylococcus aureus blood isolates. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 Feb; 33(2):216-8. PMID: 24413409.
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    67. Hassan F, Nguyen A, Formanek A, Bell JJ, Selvarangan R. Comparison of the BD Veritor System for Flu A+B with the Alere BinaxNOW influenza A&B card for detection of influenza A and B viruses in respiratory specimens from pediatric patients. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Mar; 52(3):906-10. PMID: 24391198.
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    68. Wallihan R, Selvarangan R, Marcon M, Koranyi K, Spicer K, Jackson MA. Bordetella parapertussis bacteremia: two case reports. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Jul; 32(7):796-8. PMID: 23838781.
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    69. Neff L, Newland JG, Sykes KJ, Selvarangan R, Wei JL. Microbiology and antimicrobial treatment of pediatric cervical lymphadenitis requiring surgical intervention. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2013 May; 77(5):817-20. PMID: 23531371.
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    70. Payne DC, Boom JA, Staat MA, Edwards KM, Szilagyi PG, Klein EJ, Selvarangan R, Azimi PH, Harrison C, Moffatt M, Johnston SH, Sahni LC, Baker CJ, Rench MA, Donauer S, McNeal M, Chappell J, Weinberg GA, Tasslimi A, Tate JE, Wikswo M, Curns AT, Sulemana I, Mijatovic-Rustempasic S, Esona MD, Bowen MD, Gentsch JR, Parashar UD. Effectiveness of pentavalent and monovalent rotavirus vaccines in concurrent use among US children <5 years of age, 2009-2011. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Jul; 57(1):13-20. PMID: 23487388.
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    71. Sharp J, Harrison CJ, Puckett K, Selvaraju SB, Penaranda S, Nix WA, Oberste MS, Selvarangan R. Characteristics of young infants in whom human parechovirus, enterovirus or neither were detected in cerebrospinal fluid during sepsis evaluations. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2013 Mar; 32(3):213-6. PMID: 23042051.
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    72. Selvaraju SB, Nix WA, Oberste MS, Selvarangan R. Optimization of a combined human parechovirus-enterovirus real-time reverse transcription-PCR assay and evaluation of a new parechovirus 3-specific assay for cerebrospinal fluid specimen testing. J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Feb; 51(2):452-8. PMID: 23175256.
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    73. Sharp J, Bell J, Harrison CJ, Nix WA, Oberste MS, Selvarangan R. Human parechovirus in respiratory specimens from children in Kansas City, Missouri. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Dec; 50(12):4111-3. PMID: 23015672.
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    74. Feemster KA, Leckerman KH, Middleton M, Zerr DM, Elward AM, Newland JG, Asti L, Guth RM, Selvarangan R, Coffin SE. Use of Administrative Data for the Identificationof Laboratory-Confirmed Influenza Infection: The Validity ofInfluenza-Specific ICD-9 Codes. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2013 Mar; 2(1):63-6. PMID: 26619444.
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    75. Weddle G, Jackson MA, Selvarangan R. Utility of a focused vancomycin-resistant enterococci screening protocol to identify colonization in hospitalized children. Am J Infect Control. 2012 Nov; 40(9):891-2. PMID: 22421075.
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    76. Selvaraju SB, Selvarangan R. Evaluation of xTAG Respiratory Viral Panel FAST and xTAG Human Parainfluenza Virus Analyte-Specific Reagents for detection of human parainfluenza viruses in respiratory specimens. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Mar; 72(3):278-81. PMID: 22209513.
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    77. Klatte JM, Clarridge JE, Bratcher D, Selvarangan R. A longitudinal case series description of meningitis due to Streptococcus gallolyticus subsp. pasteurianus in infants. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Jan; 50(1):57-60. PMID: 22075594.
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    78. Selvaraju SB, Gripka M, Estes K, Nguyen A, Jackson MA, Selvarangan R. Detection of toxigenic Clostridium difficile in pediatric stool samples: an evaluation of Quik Check Complete Antigen assay, BD GeneOhm Cdiff PCR, and ProGastro Cd PCR assays. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011 Nov; 71(3):224-9. PMID: 21899975.
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    79. Emmadi R, Boonyaratanakornkit JB, Selvarangan R, Shyamala V, Zimmer BL, Williams L, Bryant B, Schutzbank T, Schoonmaker MM, Amos Wilson JA, Hall L, Pancholi P, Bernard K. Molecular methods and platforms for infectious diseases testing a review of FDA-approved and cleared assays. J Mol Diagn. 2011 Nov; 13(6):583-604. PMID: 21871973.
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    80. Fishman I, Sykes KJ, Horvat R, Selvarangan R, Newland J, Wei JL. Demographics and microbiology of otorrhea through patent tubes failing ototopical and/or oral antibiotic therapy. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011 Dec; 145(6):1025-9. PMID: 21846926.
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    81. Myers AL, Jackson MA, Selvarangan R. False-positive results of Campylobacter rapid antigen testing. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2011 Jun; 30(6):542. PMID: 21587030.
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    82. Selvaraju SB, Kovac M, Dickson LM, Kajon AE, Selvarangan R. Molecular epidemiology and clinical presentation of human adenovirus infections in Kansas City children. J Clin Virol. 2011 Jun; 51(2):126-31. PMID: 21440492.
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    83. Selvarangan R, Nzabi M, Selvaraju SB, Ketter P, Carpenter C, Harrison CJ. Human parechovirus 3 causing sepsis-like illness in children from midwestern United States. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2011 Mar; 30(3):238-42. PMID: 20948454.
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    84. Shaklee J, Zerr DM, Elward A, Newland J, Leckerman K, Asti L, Guth R, Bass J, Selvarangan R, Coffin S, Zaoutis T. Improving surveillance for pediatric Clostridium difficile infection: derivation and validation of an accurate case-finding tool. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2011 Mar; 30(3):e38-40. PMID: 21079527.
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    85. Weddle G, Jackson MA, Selvarangan R. Reducing blood culture contamination in a pediatric emergency department. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Mar; 27(3):179-81. PMID: 21346677.
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    86. Romero JR, Selvarangan R. The human Parechoviruses: an overview. Adv Pediatr. 2011; 58(1):65-85. PMID: 21736976.
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    87. Selvaraju SB, Selvarangan R. Evaluation of three influenza A and B real-time reverse transcription-PCR assays and a new 2009 H1N1 assay for detection of influenza viruses. J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Nov; 48(11):3870-5. PMID: 20844230.
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    88. van Ingen J, Tortoli E, Selvarangan R, Coyle MB, Crump JA, Morrissey AB, Dekhuijzen PNR, Boeree MJ, van Soolingen D. Mycobacterium sherrisii sp. nov., a slow-growing non-chromogenic species. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2011 Jun; 61(Pt 6):1293-1298. PMID: 20639227.
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    89. Weddle G, Jackson MA, Cox K, Selvarangan R. Role of nursing unit factors on performance of phlebotomy and subsequent blood culture contamination rates. J Nurs Care Qual. 2010 Apr-Jun; 25(2):176-81. PMID: 19770779.
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    90. Myers AL, Jackson MA, Selvarangan R, Goering RV, Harrison C. Genetic commonality of macrolide-resistant group A beta hemolytic streptococcus pharyngeal strains. Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob. 2009 Dec 01; 8:33. PMID: 19951439.
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    91. Selvaraju SB, Wurst M, Horvat RT, Selvarangan R. Evaluation of three analyte-specific reagents for detection and typing of herpes simplex virus in cerebrospinal fluid. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009 Mar; 63(3):286-91. PMID: 19179035.
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    92. Harrison CJ, Woods C, Stout G, Martin B, Selvarangan R. Susceptibilities of Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, including serotype 19A, and Moraxella catarrhalis paediatric isolates from 2005 to 2007 to commonly used antibiotics. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2009 Mar; 63(3):511-9. PMID: 19174454.
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    93. Selvarangan R, Abel D, Hamilton M. Comparison of BD Directigen EZ RSV and Binax NOW RSV tests for rapid detection of respiratory syncytial virus from nasopharyngeal aspirates in a pediatric population. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2008 Oct; 62(2):157-61. PMID: 18597969.
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    94. Wei JL, Bond J, Sykes KJ, Selvarangan R, Jackson MA. Treatment outcomes for nontuberculous mycobacterial cervicofacial lymphadenitis in children based on the type of surgical intervention. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008 May; 138(5):566-71. PMID: 18439459.
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    95. Patel MM, Tate JE, Selvarangan R, Daskalaki I, Jackson MA, Curns AT, Coffin S, Watson B, Hodinka R, Glass RI, Parashar UD. Routine laboratory testing data for surveillance of rotavirus hospitalizations to evaluate the impact of vaccination. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2007 Oct; 26(10):914-9. PMID: 17901797.
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    96. Gray GC, McCarthy T, Lebeck MG, Schnurr DP, Russell KL, Kajon AE, Landry ML, Leland DS, Storch GA, Ginocchio CC, Robinson CC, Demmler GJ, Saubolle MA, Kehl SC, Selvarangan R, Miller MB, Chappell JD, Zerr DM, Kiska DL, Halstead DC, Capuano AW, Setterquist SF, Chorazy ML, Dawson JD, Erdman DD. Genotype prevalence and risk factors for severe clinical adenovirus infection, United States 2004-2006. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Nov 01; 45(9):1120-31. PMID: 17918073.
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    97. Thorell EA, Sharma M, Jackson MA, Selvarangan R, Woods GM. Disseminated nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in sickle cell anemia patients. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2006 Oct; 28(10):678-81. PMID: 17023829.
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    98. Wroblewska-Seniuk K, Selvarangan R, Hart A, Pladzyk R, Goluszko P, Jafari A, du Merle L, Nowicki S, Yallampalli C, Le Bouguénec C, Nowicki B. Dra/AfaE adhesin of uropathogenic Dr/Afa+ Escherichia coli mediates mortality in pregnant rats. Infect Immun. 2005 Nov; 73(11):7597-601. PMID: 16239563.
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    99. Selvarangan R, Goluszko P, Singhal J, Carnoy C, Moseley S, Hudson B, Nowicki S, Nowicki B. Interaction of Dr adhesin with collagen type IV is a critical step in Escherichia coli renal persistence. Infect Immun. 2004 Aug; 72(8):4827-35. PMID: 15271945.
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    100. Selvarangan R, Wu WK, Nguyen TT, Carlson LD, Wallis CK, Stiglich SK, Chen YC, Jost KC, Prentice JL, Wallace RJ, Barrett SL, Cookson BT, Coyle MB. Characterization of a novel group of mycobacteria and proposal of Mycobacterium sherrisii sp. nov. J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Jan; 42(1):52-9. PMID: 14715731.
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    101. Selvarangan R, Bui U, Limaye AP, Cookson BT. Rapid identification of commonly encountered Candida species directly from blood culture bottles. J Clin Microbiol. 2003 Dec; 41(12):5660-4. PMID: 14662958.
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    102. Selvarangan R, Limaye AP, Cookson BT. Rapid identification and differentiation of Candida albicans and Candida dubliniensis by capillary-based amplification and fluorescent probe hybridization. J Clin Microbiol. 2002 Nov; 40(11):4308-12. PMID: 12409417.
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    103. Hasan RJ, Pawelczyk E, Urvil PT, Venkatarajan MS, Goluszko P, Kur J, Selvarangan R, Nowicki S, Braun WA, Nowicki BJ. Structure-function analysis of decay-accelerating factor: identification of residues important for binding of the Escherichia coli Dr adhesin and complement regulation. Infect Immun. 2002 Aug; 70(8):4485-93. PMID: 12117960.
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    104. Schielke JE, Selvarangan R, Kyes KB, Fritsche TR. Laboratory diagnosis of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in a colony-raised pigtailed macaque. Contemp Top Lab Anim Sci. 2002 Jul; 41(4):42-5. PMID: 12109896.
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    105. Goluszko P, Niesel D, Nowicki B, Selvarangan R, Nowicki S, Hart A, Pawelczyk E, Das M, Urvil P, Hasan R. Dr operon-associated invasiveness of Escherichia coli from pregnant patients with pyelonephritis. Infect Immun. 2001 Jul; 69(7):4678-80. PMID: 11402015.
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    106. Goluszko P, Selvarangan R, Nowicki BJ, Nowicki S, Hart A, Pawelczyk E, Nguyen K. Rapid receptor-clustering assay to detect uropathogenic and diarrheal Escherichia coli isolates bearing adhesins of the Dr family. J Clin Microbiol. 2001 Jun; 39(6):2317-20. PMID: 11376081.
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    107. Le Bouguénec C, Lalioui L, du Merle L, Jouve M, Courcoux P, Bouzari S, Selvarangan R, Nowicki BJ, Germani Y, Andremont A, Gounon P, Garcia MI. Characterization of AfaE adhesins produced by extraintestinal and intestinal human Escherichia coli isolates: PCR assays for detection of Afa adhesins that do or do not recognize Dr blood group antigens. J Clin Microbiol. 2001 May; 39(5):1738-45. PMID: 11325983.
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    108. Nowicki B, Selvarangan R, Nowicki S. Family of Escherichia coli Dr adhesins: decay-accelerating factor receptor recognition and invasiveness. J Infect Dis. 2001 Mar 01; 183 Suppl 1:S24-7. PMID: 11171008.
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    109. Selvarangan R, Goluszko P, Popov V, Singhal J, Pham T, Lublin DM, Nowicki S, Nowicki B. Role of decay-accelerating factor domains and anchorage in internalization of Dr-fimbriated Escherichia coli. Infect Immun. 2000 Mar; 68(3):1391-9. PMID: 10678952.
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    110. Nowicki S, Selvarangan R, Anderson G. Experimental transmission of Neisseria gonorrhoeae from pregnant rat to fetus. Infect Immun. 1999 Sep; 67(9):4974-6. PMID: 10456962.
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    111. Goluszko P, Selvarangan R, Popov V, Pham T, Wen JW, Singhal J. Decay-accelerating factor and cytoskeleton redistribution pattern in HeLa cells infected with recombinant Escherichia coli strains expressing Dr family of adhesins. Infect Immun. 1999 Aug; 67(8):3989-97. PMID: 10417165.
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    112. Goluszko P, Popov V, Selvarangan R, Nowicki S, Pham T, Nowicki BJ. Dr fimbriae operon of uropathogenic Escherichia coli mediate microtubule-dependent invasion to the HeLa epithelial cell line. J Infect Dis. 1997 Jul; 176(1):158-67. PMID: 9207362.
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    113. Goluszko P, Moseley SL, Truong LD, Kaul A, Williford JR, Selvarangan R, Nowicki S, Nowicki B. Development of experimental model of chronic pyelonephritis with Escherichia coli O75:K5:H-bearing Dr fimbriae: mutation in the dra region prevented tubulointerstitial nephritis. J Clin Invest. 1997 Apr 01; 99(7):1662-72. PMID: 9120010.
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