The Clinical Lab Sciences Faculty Research and Publications Series is comprised of books and articles published by Marquette University's clinical lab sciences faculty.

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Submissions from 2018

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A Retrospective Analysis of Treatment and Clinical Outsomes among Patients with Methicillin-Susceptible Staphlococcus aureus Bloodstream Isolates Possessing detecable mecA by a Commercial PCR Assay Compared to Patients with Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Isolates, Dylan Jones, Ramy Elshaboury, Erik Munson, and Thomas J. Dilworth

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Biographical Feature: Richard B. (Tom) Thomson, Jr., Ph.D., D(ABMM), F(AAM), Erik Munson

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Laboratory Focus on Improving the Culture of Biosafety: Statewide Risk Assessment of Clinical Laboratories That Process Specimens for Microbiologic Analysis, Erik Munson, Erin J. Bowles, Richard Dern, eric Beck, Raymond P. Podzorski, Allen C. Batemman, Timothy K. Block, Joshua L. Kropp, Tyler Radke, Karen Siebers, Brian Simmons, Mary A. Smith, Frances Spray-Larson, and David M. Warshauer

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Determination of MIC and Disk Diffusion Quality Control Guidelines for Meropenem–Vaborbactam, a Novel Carbapenem/Boronic Acid β-Lactamase Inhibitor Combination, Erik Munson, Michael D. Huband, Mariana Castanheira, Kelley A. Fedler, and Robert K. Flamm

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Mechanisms for the Increased Fatigability of the Lower Limb in People with Type 2 Diabetes, Jonathon Senefeld, Steven B. Magill, April Harkins, Alison R. Harmer, and Sandra K. Hunter

Submissions from 2017

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Composites Containing Fullerenes and Polysaccharides: Green and Facile Synthesis, Biocompatibility, and Antimicrobial Activity, Simon Duri, April Harkins, Anna J. Frazier, and Chieu D. Tran

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Molecular Diagnostics Update for the Emerging (If Not Already Widespread) Sexually Transmitted Infection Agent Mycoplasma genitalium: Just About Ready for Prime Time, Munson Erik

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Detection of Duo-Schistosome Infection from Filtered Urine Samples from School Children in Zambia After MDA, Megan J. Hessler, Austin Cyrs, Steven C. Krenzke, El Shaimaa Mahmoud, Chummy Sikasunge, James C. L. Mwansa, and Nilanjan Lodh

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Point of Care Diagnosis of Multiple Schistosome Parasites: Species-specific DNA Detection in Urine by Loop-mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP), Nilanjan Lodh, Kei Mikita, Kwabena M. Bosompem, William K. Anyan, Joseph K. Quartey, Joseph Otchere, and Clive J. Shiff

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Biographical Feature: Thomas F. Smith, Ph.D., Erik Munson

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Correction for Munson and Carroll, “What’s in a Name? New Bacterial Species and Changes to Taxonomic Status from 2012 through 2015”, Erik Munson and Karen C. Carroll

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What's in a Name? New Bacterial Species and Changes to Taxonomic Status from 2012 through 2015, Erik Munson and Karen C. Carroll

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Clinical Laboratory Assessments for Mycoplasma genitalium in a High-Prevalence Sexually-Transmitted Infection Community Reveal Epidemiologic Dichotomies with Trichomonas vaginalis, Erik Munson, Kimber L. Munson, and Ronald F. Schell

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Expansion of Comprehensive Screening of Male Sexually Transmitted Infection Clinic Attendees with Mycoplasma genitalium and Trichomonas vaginalis Molecular Assessment: a Retrospective Analysis, Erik Munson, David Wenten, Sheila Jhansale, Mary Kay Schuknecht, Nicki Pantuso, Joshua Gerritts, Aaron Steward, Kimber L. Munson, Maureen Napierala, and Deb Hamer

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Surveillance of Wisconsin Organisms for Trends in Antimicrobial Resistance and Epidemiology (SWOTARE): epidemiologic correlates for 2016 surveillance isolates, Erik Munson, Heather Zeman, and Erin Hueppchen

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Answer to November Photo Quiz: Campylobacter jejuni Pleuritis, Robin Olson, Kimber L. Munson, Maureen Napierala, and Erik Munson

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Photo Quiz: A 69-Year-Old Immunosuppressed Male with Chest Pain and Shortness of Breath, Robin Olson, Kimber L. Munson, Maureen Napierala, and Erik Munson

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Results of A Local Combination Therapy Antibiogram For Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Isolates: Is Double Worth The Trouble?, Matthew Song, Thomas J. Dilworth, Erik Munson, Jim Davis, and Ramy Elshaboury

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Biocompatible Copper Oxide Nanoparticle Composites from Cellulose and Chitosan: Facile Synthesis, Unique Structure, and Antimicrobial Activity, Chieu D. Tran, James Makuvaza, Erik Munson, and Brian Bennett

Submissions from 2016

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Arthritis Is Developed in Borrelia-Primed And -Infected Mice Deficient of Interleukin-17, Joseph Kuo, Thomas F. Warner, Erik Munson, Dean T. Nardelli, and Ronald F. Schell

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Diagnosis of Strongyloides stercoralis: Detection of Parasite-Derived DNA in Urine, Nilanjan Lodh, Reynaldo Caro, Shterna Sofer, Alan Scott, Alejandro Krolewiecki, and Clive J. Shiff

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Biographical Feature: Clyde Thornsberry, Ph.D., Erik Munson

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Surveillance of Wisconsin Antibacterial Susceptibility Patterns, Erik Munson, Timothy K. Block, Erin J. Bowles, Michael Costello, Richard Dern, Thomas R. Fritsche, Michael A. Helgesen, Joshua L. Kropp, Raymond P. Podzorski, Karen Siebers, Brian Simmons, Mary A. Smith, Frances Spray-Larson, Tam T. Van, and David M. Warshauer

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Clinical Laboratory Assessment of Mycoplasma genitalium Transcription-Mediated Amplification Using Primary Female Urogenital Specimens, Erik Munson, Holly Bykowski, Kimber L. Munson, Maureen Napierala, Pamela J. Reiss, Ronald F. Schell, and Jeanne E. Hryciuk

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Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Caused by Plasmodium falciparum Infection, Erik Munson, Patricia G. Luedke, and William D. Timm

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Update on Laboratory Diagnosis and Epidemiology of Trichomonas vaginalis: You Can Teach an “Old” Dog “New” Trichs, Erik Munson, Maureen Napierala, and Kimber L. Munson

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Application of Alternative Nucleic Acid Extraction Protocols to ProGastro SSCS Assay for Detection of Bacterial Enteric Pathogens, Erik Munson, Maureen Napierala, Kimber L. Munson, Dorothy Bilbo, and Michael A. Schulte

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Suboptimal Trichomonas vaginalis Antigen Test Performance in a Low-Prevalence Sexually Transmitted Infection Community, Kimber L. Munson, Maureen Napierala, and Erik Munson

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Suboptimal Trichomonas vaginalis Antigen Test Performance in a Low-Prevalence Sexually Transmitted Infection Community, Kimber L. Munson, Maureen Napierala, and Erik Munson

Submissions from 2015

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Fabrication of multianalyte CeO2 nanograin electrolyte–insulator–semiconductor biosensors by using CF4 plasma treatment, Chyuan Haur Kao, Hsiang Chen, Fang Yao Stephen Hou, Shan Wei Chang, Che Wei Chang, Chao Sung Lai, Chin Pang Chen, Yun Yang He, Shang-Ren Lin, Kun Min Hsieh, and Min Han Lin

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If You’ve Seen One Worm, Have You Seen Them All? Spatial, Community, And Genetic Variability of Tubificid Communities in Montana, Nilanjan Lodh, Donna M. Rizzo, Billie L. Kerans, Stephanie McGinnis, Nikolaos Fytilis, and Lori Stevens

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Sex Differences in Arm Muscle Fatigability With Cognitive Demand in Older Adults, Hugo M. Pereira, Vincent C. Spears, Bonnie Schlinder-Delap, Tejin Yoon, April Harkins, Kristy A. Nielson, Marie K. Hoeger Bement, and Sandra K. Hunter

Submissions from 2014

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Chitosan-Cellulose Composite for Wound Dressing Material. Part 2. Antimicrobial Activity, Blood Absorption Ability, and Biocompatibility, April Harkins, Simon Duri, Luther C. Kloth, and Chieu D. Tran

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Detection of Parasite-Specific DNA in Urine Sediment Obtained by Filtration Differentiates between Single and Mixed Infections of Schistosoma mansoni and S. haematobium from Endemic Areas in Ghana, Nilanjan Lodh, Jean M. Naples, Kwabena M. Bosompem, Joseph Quartey, and Clive J. Shiff

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Effect of Preanalytical Processing of ThinPrep Specimens on Detection of High-Risk Human Papillomavirus by the Aptima HPV Assay, Erik Munson, Elizabeth R. Schroeder, Kevin C. Ross, Connie Yauck, Theresa Bieganski, Robert D. Amrhein, Maureen Napierala, and April L. Harkins

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Cellulose-Chitosan-Keratin Composite Materials: Synthesis, Immunological and Antibacterial Properties, Meghann Rosewald, Fang Yao Stephen Hou, Tamutsiwa Moven Mututuvari, April L. Harkins, and Chieu D. Tran

Submissions from 2013

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Cytotoxicity in the Age of Nano: The Role of Fourth Period Transition Metal Oxide Nanoparticle Physicochemical Properties, Charles C. Chusuei, Chi-Heng Wu, Shravan Mallavarapu, Fang Yao Stephen Hou, Chen-Ming Hsu, Jeffrey G. Winiarz, Robert S. Aronstam, and Yue-Wern Huang

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Evidenced Based Practice: Classroom to Clinical Laboratory, Cecelia W. Landin

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Diagnosis of Schistosoma mansoni without the Stool: Comparison of Three Diagnostic Tests to Detect Schiostosoma mansoni Infection from Filtered Urine in Zambia, Nilanjan Lodh, James C. L. Mwansa, Mabel M. Mutengo, and Clive J. Shiff

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Facile Synthesis, Characterization, and Antimicrobial Activity of Cellulose-Chitosan-Hydroxyapatite Composite Material: A Potential Material for Bone Tissue Engineering, Tamutsiwa M. Mututuvari, April Harkins, and Chieu D. Tran

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Recyclable Synthesis, Characterization, and Antimicrobial Activity of Chitosan-based Polysaccharide Composite Materials, Chieu D. Tran, Simon Duri, and April Harkins

Submissions from 2012

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The Parasite that Causes Whirling Disease, Myxobolus cerebralis, is Genetically Variable Within and Across Spatial Scales, Nilanjan Lodh, Billie L. Kerans, and Lori Stevens

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Restoring Functional Status: A Long-Term Case Report of Severe Lung and Ventilatory Muscle Pump Dysfunction Involving Recurrent Bacterial Pneumonias, Dennis Sobush, Linda Jean Laatsch-Lybeck, and Randolph J. Lipchik

Submissions from 2011

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Pain Perception after Isometric Exercise in Women with Fibromyalgia, Marie K. Hoeger Bement, Andy Weyer, Sarah Hartley, Breanna Drewek, April Harkins, and Sandra K. Hunter

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Molecular Diagnosis of Sexually-transmitted Chlamydia trachomatis in the United States, April Harkins and Munson Erik

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Supraspinal Fatigue Is Similar in Men and Women for a Low-Force Fatiguing Contraction, Manda L. Keller, Jaclyn Pruse, Tejin Yoon, Bonnie Schlinder-Delap, April Harkins, and Sandra K. Hunter

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Prevalence of Myxobolus cerebralis Infections Among Genetic Lineages of Tubifex tubifex at Three Locations in the Madison River, Montana, Nilanjan Lodh, Lori Stevens, and Billie Kerans

Submissions from 2005

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Cooperative Learning Effects On Teamwork Attitudes In Clinical Laboratory Science Students, Linda Laatsch, Lynda Britton, Susan Keating, Phyllis A. Kirchner, Don Lehman, Karen Madsen-Myers, Linda Milson, Catherine Otto, and Libby Spence

Submissions from 1996

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Does Cooperative Learning Enhance Student Achievement?, Linda Laatsch and Linda Milson

Submissions from 1995

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In vitro Effects of Two Silver Electrodes on Select Wound Pathogens, Linda Jean Laatsch-Lybeck, Poh Chye Ong, and Luther C. Kloth

Submissions from 1994

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Antibacterial Effects of a Silver Electrode Carrying Microamperage Direct Current in vitro, Poh Chye Young, Luther C. Kloth, and Linda Jean Laatsch-Lybeck

Submissions from 1992

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An Interdisciplinary Approach to Teaching Specimen Collection, Linda Laatsch and Barbara R. Kollath

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A Young Scholar Program in Clinical Laboratory Science, Linda Milson

Submissions from 1986

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Use of Interdisciplinary Education to Foster Familiarization among Health Professionals, Linda Jean Laatsch-Lybeck, Linda Milson, and Susan E. Zimmer

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Medical Parasitology Course Development Over 25 Years, Linda Milson and Linda Laatsch

Submissions from 1985

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Pharyngeal Carriage of Beta-Hemolytic Streptococci and the Effect of Laboratory Exposure in Medical Technology Students, Linda Laatsch

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Interdisciplinary Education In Dental Hygiene: A Pilot Project, Susan E. Zimmer, Linda Milson, and Linda Laatsch

Submissions from 1982

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Antibiotic Susceptibility of Black-Pigmented Bacteroides Isolates from the Human Oral Cavity, Linda Jean Laatsch, Paul R. Hohenfeldt, and William L. Kos