Education

Undergraduate
University of Iowa (2002), Microbiology
Graduate School
University of N C-Chapel Hill (2010), Microbiology and Immunology

Research Interest

  • Molecular Microbiology
  • Rapid Bacterial Identification and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

Publications

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Closing the Brief Case: Kingella kingae Septic Arthritis in a 14-Month-Old Child.
McElvania TeKippe E J. Clin. Microbiol. 2016 Mar 54 3 822
The Brief Case: Kingella kingae Septic Arthritis in a 14-Month-Old Child.
McElvania TeKippe E J. Clin. Microbiol. 2016 Mar 54 3 513-5
Diagnosis of Bloodstream Infections in Children.
Dien Bard J, McElvania TeKippe E J. Clin. Microbiol. 2016 Jan
The DNA Sensor AIM2 Maintains Intestinal Homeostasis via Regulation of Epithelial Antimicrobial Host Defense.
Hu S, Peng L, Kwak YT, Tekippe EM, Pasare C, Malter JS, Hooper LV, Zaki MH Cell Rep 2015 Dec 13 9 1922-36
Lack of clinical utility of urine Gram stain for suspected urinary tract infection in pediatric patients.
Cantey JB, Gaviria-Agudelo C, McElvania TeKippe E, Doern CD J. Clin. Microbiol. 2015 Feb
Comparison of the Next Generation Xpert MRSA/SA BC and GeneOhm StaphSR Assays to routine culture for the Identification of Staphylococcus aureus and MRSA in Positive Blood Culture Broths.
Buchan BW, Allen S, Burnham CA, McElvania TeKippe E, Davis T, Levi M, Mayne D, Pancholi P, Relich RF, Thomson R, Ledeboer NA J. Clin. Microbiol. 2014 Dec
Detection of Intracellular Parasites Utilizing the CellaVision DM96 on Routine Screening of Peripheral Blood Smears.
Racsa LD, Gander RM, Southern PM, McElvania TeKippe E, Doern C, Luu HS J. Clin. Microbiol. 2014 Nov
Rapid emergence of daptomycin resistance in clinical isolates of Corynebacterium striatum… a cautionary tale.
McElvania TeKippe E, Thomas BS, Ewald GA, Lawrence SJ, Burnham CA Eur. J. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. 2014 Jun
Evaluation of the Bruker Biotyper and VITEK MS MALDI-TOF MS systems for the identification of unusual and/or difficult-to-identify microorganisms isolated from clinical specimens.
McElvania TeKippe E, Burnham CA Eur. J. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. 2014 Jun
Comparison and optimization of two MALDI-TOF MS platforms for the identification of medically relevant yeast species.
Pence MA, McElvania Tekippe E, Wallace MA, Burnham CA Eur. J. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. 2014 May

Books

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Honors & Awards

  • Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC) Infectious Disease Fellows Grant
    (2013)
  • Paul E. Strandjord Young Investigator Award
    (2013)
  • BioMerieux Scholarship in Clinical Microbiology
    (2012)
  • Paul E. Strandjord Young Investigator Award
    (2012)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) (2015)
  • Southwestern Association of Clinical Microbiology (2012)
  • Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists (2011)
  • American Society for Microbiology (2000)