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Kathleen Beavis

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of Chicago
DepartmentPathology
AddressChicago IL 60637
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    Collapse education and training
    Radcliffe College/Harvard University, Cambridge, MAA.B.06/1980Philosophy
    Universitaet Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany07/1991Rotary Fellowship
    Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA1982Post-bacc, pre-medical
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PAM.D.05/1987Medicine
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA06/1988Anatomic Pathology
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH06/1991Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH1992Medical Microbiology
    Collapse awards and honors
    2019Trustee, American Board of Pathology
    2016Distinguished Patient Care Award, College of American Pathologists
    2009Lifetime Achievement Award, College of American Pathologists

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    1. Madariaga MLL, Guthmiller JJ, Schrantz S, Jansen MO, Christensen C, Kumar M, Prochaska M, Wool G, Durkin-Celauro A, Oh WH, Trockman L, Vigneswaran J, Keskey R, Shaw DG, Dugan H, Zheng NY, Cobb M, Utset H, Wang J, Stovicek O, Bethel C, Matushek S, Giurcanu M, Beavis KG, di Sabato D, Meltzer D, Ferguson MK, Kress JP, Shanmugarajah K, Matthews JB, Fung JF, Wilson PC, Alverdy JC, Donington JS. Clinical predictors of donor antibody titer and correlation with recipient antibody response in a COVID-19 convalescent plasma clinical trial. J Intern Med. 2020 Oct 09. PMID: 33034095.
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    2. Collison M, Murillo C, Marrs R, Bartlett A, Tesic V, Beavis KG, Landon E, Ridgway JP. Universal screening for Clostridioides difficile at an urban academic medical center. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 Sep 22; 1-2. PMID: 32959739.
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    3. Olson G, McNulty MC, Mullane K, Beavis KG, Tesic V. Cording in Disseminated Mycobacterium chelonae Infection in an Immunocompromised Patient. Lab Med. 2020 Sep 21. PMID: 32954440.
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    4. Ridgway JP, Pisano J, Landon E, Beavis KG, Robicsek A. Clinical Sensitivity of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests for Diagnosing Coronavirus Disease 2019. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2020 Aug; 7(8):ofaa315. PMID: 32818146.
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    5. Moran A, Beavis KG, Matushek SM, Ciaglia C, Francois N, Tesic V, Love N. Detection of SARS-CoV-2 by Use of the Cepheid Xpert Xpress SARS-CoV-2 and Roche cobas SARS-CoV-2 Assays. J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Jul 23; 58(8). PMID: 32303565.
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    6. Beavis KG, Matushek SM, Abeleda APF, Bethel C, Hunt C, Gillen S, Moran A, Tesic V. Evaluation of the EUROIMMUN Anti-SARS-CoV-2 ELISA Assay for detection of IgA and IgG antibodies. J Clin Virol. 2020 08; 129:104468. PMID: 32485620.
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    7. Chun LY, Dolle-Molle L, Bethel C, Dimitroyannis RC, Williams BL, Schechet SA, Hariprasad SM, Missiakas D, Schneewind O, Beavis KG, Skondra D. Rapid pathogen identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing in in vitro endophthalmitis with matrix assisted laser desorption-ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry and VITEK 2 without prior culture. PLoS One. 2019; 14(12):e0227071. PMID: 31887220.
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    8. Pettit NN, Han Z, Nguyen CT, Choksi A, Charnot-Katsikas A, Beavis KG, Tesic V, Pisano J. Antimicrobial Stewardship Review of Automated Candidemia Alerts Using the Epic Stewardship Module Improves Bundle-of-Care Adherence. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019 Oct; 6(10):ofz412. PMID: 31660370.
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    9. Parker KG, Gandra S, Matushek S, Beavis KG, Tesic V, Charnot-Katsikas A. Comparison of 3 Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests and a Rapid Antigen Test with Culture for the Detection of Group A Streptococci from Throat Swabs. J Appl Lab Med. 2019 09; 4(2):164-169. PMID: 31639661.
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    10. McNulty MC, Shibib DR, Steinbeck JL, Mullane K, Pisano J, Matushek S, Beavis KG, Tesic V, Pitrak D. Misdiagnosis of Bordetella bronchiseptica Respiratory Infection as Bordetella pertussis by Multiplex Molecular Assay. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 11 28; 67(12):1919-1921. PMID: 29860317.
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    11. Pettit NN, Han Z, Choksi AR, Charnot-Katsikas A, Beavis KG, Tesic V, Bhagat P, Nguyen CT, Bartlett AH, Pisano J. Improved rates of antimicrobial stewardship interventions following implementation of the Epic antimicrobial stewardship module. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 08; 39(8):980-982. PMID: 29950188.
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    12. Charnot-Katsikas A, Tesic V, Love N, Hill B, Bethel C, Boonlayangoor S, Beavis KG. Use of the Accelerate Pheno System for Identification and Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing of Pathogens in Positive Blood Cultures and Impact on Time to Results and Workflow. J Clin Microbiol. 2018 01; 56(1). PMID: 29118168.
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    13. McMullen P, Boonlayangoor S, Charnot-Katsikas A, Beavis KG, Tesic V. The performance of Luminex ARIES® Flu A/B & RSV and Cepheid Xpert® Flu/RSV XC for the detection of influenza A, influenza B, and respiratory syncytial virus in prospective patient samples. J Clin Virol. 2017 10; 95:84-85. PMID: 28892765.
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    14. Rushing M, Cracolici V, Shibib D, Tesic V, Charnot-Katsikas A, Beavis K. Urine Cultures Based on a Reflex Testing Algorithm Utilizing Urinalysis Results May Result in Missed Diagnostic Opportunities. Am J Clin Pathol. 2017 03 01; 147(suppl_2):S151. PMID: 28339901.
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    15. Wahrenbrock MG, Matushek S, Boonlayangoor S, Tesic V, Beavis KG, Charnot-Katsikas A. Comparison of Cepheid Xpert Flu/RSV XC and BioFire FilmArray for Detection of Influenza A, Influenza B, and Respiratory Syncytial Virus. J Clin Microbiol. 2016 07; 54(7):1902-1903. PMID: 27098956.
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    16. Shibib DR, Matushek SM, Beavis KG, Gawel SH, Charnot-Katsikas A. BioFire FilmArray Respiratory Panel for Detection of Enterovirus D68. J Clin Microbiol. 2016 Feb; 54(2):457-9. PMID: 26607982.
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    17. Ridgway JP, Bartlett AH, Garcia-Houchins S, Cariño S, Enriquez A, Marrs R, Perez C, Shah M, Guenette C, Mosakowski S, Beavis KG, Landon E. Influenza among afebrile and vaccinated healthcare workers. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Jun 01; 60(11):1591-5. PMID: 25733370.
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    18. Prabaker K, Muthiah C, Hayden MK, Weinstein RA, Cheerala J, Scorza ML, Segreti J, Lavin MA, Schmitt BA, Welbel SF, Beavis KG, Trenholme GM. Pseudo-outbreak of Mycobacterium gordonae Following the Opening of a newly constructed hospital at a Chicago Medical Center. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Feb; 36(2):198-203. PMID: 25633003.
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    19. Bhatti MM, Boonlayangoor S, Beavis KG, Tesic V. Rapid identification of positive blood cultures by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry using prewarmed agar plates. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Dec; 52(12):4334-8. PMID: 25232166.
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    20. Popovich KJ, Aroutcheva A, Hota B, Beavis KG, Hayden MK, Weinstein RA. Anatomic sites of colonization with community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Sep; 35(9):1192-4. PMID: 25111931.
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    21. Bhatti MM, Boonlayangoor S, Beavis KG, Tesic V. Evaluation of FilmArray and Verigene systems for rapid identification of positive blood cultures. J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Sep; 52(9):3433-6. PMID: 25031445.
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    22. Beavis KG. Medical care for people in transition: symptoms may point to stories. Health Prog. 2014 Mar-Apr; 95(2):49-52. PMID: 24683736.
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    23. Popovich KJ, Hota B, Aroutcheva A, Kurien L, Patel J, Lyles-Banks R, Grasso AE, Spec A, Beavis KG, Hayden MK, Weinstein RA. Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization burden in HIV-infected patients. Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Apr; 56(8):1067-74. PMID: 23325428.
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    24. Lubelchek RJ, Beavis KG, Gonzalez M, Kendrick SR, Roberts RR, Barker DE. Can we broaden the applicability of HIV transmission cluster analyses? AIDS. 2012 May 15; 26(8):1043-4. PMID: 22552480.
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    25. Popovich KJ, Smith KY, Khawcharoenporn T, Thurlow CJ, Lough J, Thomas G, Aroutcheva A, Zawitz C, Beavis KG, Weinstein RA, Hota B. Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in high-risk groups of HIV-infected patients. Clin Infect Dis. 2012 May; 54(9):1296-303. PMID: 22354926.
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    26. Vasoo S, Yong LK, Sultania-Dudani P, Scorza ML, Sekosan M, Beavis KG, Huhn GD. Phaeomycotic cysts caused by Phoma species. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2011 Aug; 70(4):531-3. PMID: 21767710.
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    27. Lubelchek RJ, Kroc KA, Levine DL, Beavis KG, Roberts RR. Routine, rapid HIV testing of medicine service admissions in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Jul; 58(1 Suppl 1):S65-70. PMID: 21684411.
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    28. Rank EL, Sautter RL, Beavis KG, Harris S, Jones S, Drechsel R, Goad B, Althouse M. A two-site analytical evaluation of the BD Viper System with XTR Technology in Nonextracted Mode and Extracted Mode with seeded simulated specimens. J Lab Autom. 2011 Aug; 16(4):271-5. PMID: 21764022.
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    29. Wagar EA, Mitchell MJ, Carroll KC, Beavis KG, Petti CA, Schlaberg R, Yasin B. A review of sentinel laboratory performance: identification and notification of bioterrorism agents. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2010 Oct; 134(10):1490-503. PMID: 20923306.
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    30. Gardiner DF, Beavis KG. Laboratory diagnosis of mycobacterial infections. Semin Respir Infect. 2000 Jun; 15(2):132-43. PMID: 10983931.
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    31. DeSimone JA, Beavis KG, Eschelman DJ, Henning KJ. Sustained bacteremia associated with transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS). Clin Infect Dis. 2000 Feb; 30(2):384-6. PMID: 10671346.
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    32. Naktin J, Beavis KG. Yersinia enterocolitica and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis. Clin Lab Med. 1999 Sep; 19(3):523-36, vi. PMID: 10549424.
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    33. Cornfield DB, Beavis KG, Greene JA, Bojak M, Bondi J. Mycobacterial growth and bacterial contamination in the mycobacteria growth indicator tube and BACTEC 460 culture systems. J Clin Microbiol. 1997 Aug; 35(8):2068-71. PMID: 9230383.
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    34. Jungkind D, Direnzo S, Beavis KG, Silverman NS. Evaluation of automated COBAS AMPLICOR PCR system for detection of several infectious agents and its impact on laboratory management. J Clin Microbiol. 1996 Nov; 34(11):2778-83. PMID: 8897182.
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    35. Beavis KG, Lichty MB, Jungkind DL, Giger O. Evaluation of Amplicor PCR for direct detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis from sputum specimens. J Clin Microbiol. 1995 Oct; 33(10):2582-6. PMID: 8567886.
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    36. Schweitzer ME, Deely DM, Beavis K, Gannon F. Does the use of lidocaine affect the culture of percutaneous bone biopsy specimens obtained to diagnose osteomyelitis? An in vitro and in vivo study. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1995 May; 164(5):1201-3. PMID: 7717232.
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    37. Silverman NS, Sullivan MW, Jungkind DL, Weinblatt V, Beavis K, Wapner RJ. Incidence of bacteremia associated with chorionic villus sampling. Obstet Gynecol. 1994 Dec; 84(6):1021-4. PMID: 7970457.
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    38. Powers C, Saltarelli MG, Beavis KG. Pelvic retroperitoneal mass in a 36-year-old man. Cleve Clin J Med. 1992 Jul-Aug; 59(4):429-33. PMID: 1525977.
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    39. Powers C, Glicklich M, Beavis KG. Mental status changes in an immunocompromised patient. Cleve Clin J Med. 1992 Mar-Apr; 59(2):211-5. PMID: 1587021.
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    40. Powers C, Beavis KG, Richmond BJ. Lytic lesion of the knee in a 27-year-old man. Cleve Clin J Med. 1991 Nov-Dec; 58(6):471-4. PMID: 1752028.
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    41. Lorig RJ, Beavis KG, Bravo EL, Kay R. Headache and hypertension in a 15-year-old. Cleve Clin J Med. 1991 Sep-Oct; 58(5):379-83. PMID: 1934452.
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    42. Beavis KG. Ordering stool exams: room for improvement. Cleve Clin J Med. 1991 Jul-Aug; 58(4):299-300. PMID: 1889111.
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    43. Barr RG, Powers C, Beavis KG. Bilateral renal masses in a 61-year-old man. Cleve Clin J Med. 1991 May-Jun; 58(3):271-4. PMID: 1893559.
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    44. Powers C, Beavis KG. Left atrial lesion in a 68-year-old. Cleve Clin J Med. 1991 Mar-Apr; 58(2):171-2, 175-6. PMID: 1851055.
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    45. Meziane MA, Beavis KG. Lung nodules in an immunocompromised patient. Cleve Clin J Med. 1991 Jan-Feb; 58(1):67-9. PMID: 2070519.
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