Research Track Faculty

Lizzie J. Harrell, PhD
Research Professor

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Representative Publications:

  • Harrell LJ, GL Andersen, KH Wilson. Genetic variability of Bacillus anthracis and related species. J Clin Microbiol 1995;33:1847-1850.
  • Zaidi AKM, LJ Harrell, JR Rost, LB Reller. Assessment of similarity among coagulase-negative staphylococci from sequential blood cultures of neonates and children by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. J Infect Dis 1996;174:1010-1014.
  • Fowler VG, LK Kong, GR Corey, GS Gottlieb, RS McClelland, DJ Sexton, D Gesty-Palmer, LJ Harrell. Recurrent Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia: Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis findings in 29 patients. J Infect Dis 1999;179:1157-1161.
  • Murdoch DR, Mirrett S, Harrell LJ, Monahan JS, Reller LB. Sequential emergence of antibiotic resistance in enterococcal bloodstream isolates over 25 years. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2002;46:3676-3678.
  • Golan Y, McDermott LA, Jacobus NV, Goldstein EJ, Finegold S, Harrell LJ, Hecht DW, Jenkins SG, Pierson C, Venezia R, Rihs J, Iannini P, Gorbach SL, Snydman DR.   Emergence of fluoroquinolone resistance among Bacteroides species. J Antimicrob Chemother 2003;52:208-213.
  • Weinstein MP, Mirrett S, Kannangara S, Monahan J, Harrell LJ, Wilson A, Reller LB. Multicenter evaluation of the use of penicillin and ampicillin as surrogates for in vitro susceptibility testing of imipenem versus enterococci. J Clin Microbiol 2004;42:3747-3751.
  • Cheng AC, Murdoch DR, Harrell LJ, Reller LB. Clinical profile and strain relatedness of recurrent enterococcal bacteraemia. Scand J Infect Dis 2005;37:642-646.

  • Anderson DJ, Engemann JJ, Harrell LJ, Carmeli Y, Reller LB, Kaye KS. Predictors of mortality in patients with bloodstream infection due to ceftazidime-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2006;50:1715-1720.

  • McDonald JR, Carriker CM, Pien BC, Trinh JV, Engemann JJ, Harrell LJ, Oden MA, Tanaka DT, Goldberg RN, Sexton DJ, Kaye KS. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus outbreak in an intensive care nursery: Potential for interinstitutional spread. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2007;26:678-683.

  • Harrell LJ, Sharps SK, Bean RA, Reller LB. Genetic relatedness of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from paired blood and respiratory specimens. J Clin Microbiol 2007;45:2017-2019.