Carey-Ann Dawn Burnham, Ph.D.

Professor
Pathology and Immunology
Laboratory & Genomic Medicine
Pediatrics
Molecular Microbiology

General Program

  • cburn@wustl.edu

  • The transmission and epidemiology of multi-drug resistant bacteria

Research Abstract:

My research efforts are focused on the transmission and epidemiology of multi-drug resistant bacteria, with a focus on the diagnosis and epidemiology of Clostridium difficile and Staphylococcus aureus infections.

Selected Publications:

Warren, D.K., M. Prager, S. Munigala, M.A. Wallace, C.R. Kennedy, K.M. Bommartio, J.E. Mazuski, C.A. Burnham. 2016. Prevalence of qacA/B Genes and Mupirocin Resistance Among Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Isolates in the Setting of Chlorhexidine Bathing Without Mupirocin. Infect Control Hosp Epidemol. 37: 590-597. PMID: 26828094.

McMullen, A.R., M.A. Wallace, D.H. Pincus, K. Wilkey, and C.A. Burnham. 2016. Evaluation of the VITEK MS MALDI-TOF MS System for Identification of Clinically Relevant Filamentous Fungi. J Clin Microbiol. 54: 2068-2073. PMID: 27225405.

Gibson, M.K., B. Wang, S. Ahmadi, C.A. Burnham, P.I. Tarr, B.B. Warner, and G. Dantas. 2016. Developmental dynamics of the preterm infant gut microbiota and antibiotic resistome. Nature Microbiol. 1:16024. PMID: 27582518.

Burnham, C.A., P.G. Hogan, M.A. Wallace, E. Deych, W. Shannon, D.K. Warren, and S.A. Fritz. 2016. Topical Decolonization Does Not Eradicate the Skin Microbiota of Community-Dwelling or Hospitalized Adults. Antimicrobial Agents Chemotherapy. 60: 7303-7312. PMID: 27671074.

McMullen, A.R., M.L. Yarbrough, M. Wallace, A. Shupe, and C.A. Burnham. 2017. Evaluation of Genotypic and Phenotypic

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