Sue C Kehl, PhD

Investigator, Children's Research Institute
Associate professor, Pathology, Medical College of Wisconsin

Office Locations

8915 W. Connell Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 266-2508
(414) 266-2779

Overview

Division
  • Pathology

Research interests

  • Disease pathology

Study interests

  • Adenovirus infections
  • Molecular epidemiology
  • Molecular diagnostics
  • Prevalence
  • S. pneumoniae
  • Shiga-toxin producing E. coli

Education

  • Doctorate, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1984
  • Fellowship, Medical and Public Health Microbiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Milwaukee, 1986

Certifications

  • American Board of Medical Microbiology, 1992 (Recertified 1995, 1998, 2001, 2004)

Education & Awards

Awards
  • Distinguished Alumna, Marquette University, 2001
  • Nominated Charles C. Shepard Science Award, Center for Disease Control and Prevention for "The Detection of Monkeypox in the Western Hemisphere," 2005
  • Manuscript of the Year, American Society for Clinical Pathology for "Monkeypox in the Western Hemisphere: What it Means for the Clinical Laboratory," 2005.

Research

Selected recent publications
  • National Surveillance for Emerging Adenovirus Surveillance, National Institutes of Health, subcontracted investigator
  • Sentry Surveillance, University of Iowa, participant

Representative publications/presentations

  • Gray GC, McCarthy T, Lebeck MG, Schnurr DP, Russell KL, Kajon AE, Landry ML, Leland DS, Storch GA, Ginocchio CC, Robinson CC, Demmler GJ, Saubolle MA, Kehl SC, Selvarangan R, Miller MB, Chappell JD, Zerr DM, Kiska KL, Halstead DC, Capuano AW, Setterquist SF, Chorazy ML, Dawson JD, Erdman DD. Genotype Prevalence and Risk Factors for Clinical Adenovirus Infections, United States 2004 to 2006. Clinical Infectious Disease. 2007
  • Fischer SA, Graham MB, Kuehnert MJ, Kotton CN, Srinivasan A, Marty FM, Comer JA, Guarner J, Paddock CD, DeMeo DL, Shieh WJ, Erickson BR, Bandy U, DeMaria A Jr, Davis JP, Delmonico FL, Pavlin G, Likos A, Vincent MJ, Sealy TK, Goldsmith CS, Jernigan DB, Rollin PE, Packard MM, Patel M, Rowland C, Helfand RF, Nichol ST, Fishman JA, Ksiazek T, Zaki SR. LCMV in Transplant Recipients Investigation Team: Transmission of Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus by Organ Transplantation. Case reports, journal article. New England Journal of Medicine. 2006 May 25; 354(21):2235-49
  • Khanna M, J Fan, K Pehler-Harrington, C Waters, P Douglass, J Stallock, S Kehl, Henrickson KJ. The Pneumoplex Assays, A Multiplex PCR-enzyme Hybridization Assay that Allows Simultaneous Detection of Five Organisms. Mycoplasma Pneumoniae, Chlamydia (chlamydophila) Pneumoniae, Legionella Pneumophila, Legionell Micdadei and Bordetella Pertussis, and its Real-time Counterpart. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 2005; 43(2):656-571
  • Reed KD, Melski JW, Graham MB, Regnery RL, Sotir MJ, Wegner MV, Kazmierczak JJ, Stratam EJ, Li Y, Fairley JA, Swain GR, Olson VA, Sargent EK, Kehl SC, Frace MA, Kline R, Foldy SL, Davis JP, Damon IK. The Detection of Monkeypox in Humans in the Western Hemisphere. New England Journal of Medicine. 2004; 350(4):342-50
  • Davies HD, MA Miller, S. Faro, D Gregson, SC Kehl, JA Jordan. Multi-center Study of a Rapid Molecular-based Assay for the Diagnosis of Group B Streptococcal Colonization in Pregnant Women. Clinical Infectious Disease. 2004; 39:1129-1135
    Kehl SC. Role of the Laboratory in the Diagnosis of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia Coli Infections. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 2002; 40(8):2711-2715