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Virginia Margaret Pierce, M.D.

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  1. Anahtar MN, Bramante JT, Xu J, Desrosiers LA, Paer JM, Rosenberg ES, Pierce VM, Kwon DS. Prediction of antimicrobial resistance in clinical Enterococcus faecium isolates using a rules-based analysis of whole genome sequences. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021 Oct 25; AAC0119621. PMID: 34694881.
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  2. Anahtar MN, Shaw BM, Slater D, Byrne EH, Botti-Lodovico Y, Adams G, Schaffner SF, Eversley J, McGrath GEG, Gogakos T, Lennerz J, Marble HD, Ritterhouse LL, Batten JM, Georgantas NZ, Pellerin R, Signorelli S, Thierauf J, Kemball M, Happi C, Grant DS, Ndiaye D, Siddle KJ, Mehta SB, Harris JB, Ryan ET, Pierce VM, LaRocque RC, Lemieux JE, Sabeti PC, Rosenberg ES, Branda JA, Turbett SE. Development of a qualitative real-time RT-PCR assay for the detection of SARS-CoV-2: a guide and case study in setting up an emergency-use, laboratory-developed molecular microbiological assay. J Clin Pathol. 2021 Aug; 74(8):496-503. PMID: 34049977.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  3. Lagerborg KA, Normandin E, Bauer MR, Adams G, Figueroa K, Loreth C, Gladden-Young A, Shaw B, Pearlman L, Shenoy ES, Hooper D, Pierce VM, Zachary KC, Park DJ, MacInnis BL, Lemieux JE, Sabeti PC, Reilly SK, Siddle KJ. DNA spike-ins enable confident interpretation of SARS-CoV-2 genomic data from amplicon-based sequencing. bioRxiv. 2021 Mar 16. PMID: 33758855.
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  4. Goldberg SA, Lennerz J, Klompas M, Mark E, Pierce VM, Thompson RW, Pu CT, Ritterhouse LL, Dighe A, Rosenberg ES, Grabowski DC. Presymptomatic Transmission of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Among Residents and Staff at a Skilled Nursing Facility: Results of Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction and Serologic Testing. Clin Infect Dis. 2021 02 16; 72(4):686-689. PMID: 32667967.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  5. Lemieux JE, Siddle KJ, Shaw BM, Loreth C, Schaffner SF, Gladden-Young A, Adams G, Fink T, Tomkins-Tinch CH, Krasilnikova LA, DeRuff KC, Rudy M, Bauer MR, Lagerborg KA, Normandin E, Chapman SB, Reilly SK, Anahtar MN, Lin AE, Carter A, Myhrvold C, Kemball ME, Chaluvadi S, Cusick C, Flowers K, Neumann A, Cerrato F, Farhat M, Slater D, Harris JB, Branda JA, Hooper D, Gaeta JM, Baggett TP, O'Connell J, Gnirke A, Lieberman TD, Philippakis A, Burns M, Brown CM, Luban J, Ryan ET, Turbett SE, LaRocque RC, Hanage WP, Gallagher GR, Madoff LC, Smole S, Pierce VM, Rosenberg E, Sabeti PC, Park DJ, MacInnis BL. Phylogenetic analysis of SARS-CoV-2 in Boston highlights the impact of superspreading events. Science. 2021 02 05; 371(6529). PMID: 33303686.
    Citations: 37     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  6. Anahtar MN, Shaw B, Slater D, Byrne E, Botti-Lodovico Y, Adams G, Schaffner S, Eversley J, McGrath G, Gogakos T, Lennerz J, Desai Marble H, Ritterhouse LL, Batten J, Georgantas NZ, Pellerin R, Signorelli S, Thierauf J, Kemball M, Happi C, Grant DS, Ndiaye D, Siddle KJ, Mehta SB, Harris J, Ryan ET, Pierce V, LaRocque R, Lemieux JE, Sabeti P, Rosenberg E, Branda J, Turbett SE. Development of a qualitative real-time RT-PCR assay for the detection of SARS-CoV-2: A guide and case study in setting up an emergency-use, laboratory-developed molecular assay. medRxiv. 2020 Sep 01. PMID: 32909014.
    Citations: 1     
  7. Miller TE, Garcia Beltran WF, Bard AZ, Gogakos T, Anahtar MN, Astudillo MG, Yang D, Thierauf J, Fisch AS, Mahowald GK, Fitzpatrick MJ, Nardi V, Feldman J, Hauser BM, Caradonna TM, Marble HD, Ritterhouse LL, Turbett SE, Batten J, Georgantas NZ, Alter G, Schmidt AG, Harris JB, Gelfand JA, Poznansky MC, Bernstein BE, Louis DN, Dighe A, Charles RC, Ryan ET, Branda JA, Pierce VM, Murali MR, Iafrate AJ, Rosenberg ES, Lennerz JK. Clinical sensitivity and interpretation of PCR and serological COVID-19 diagnostics for patients presenting to the hospital. FASEB J. 2020 10; 34(10):13877-13884. PMID: 32856766.
    Citations: 31     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
  8. Lemieux JE, Siddle KJ, Shaw BM, Loreth C, Schaffner SF, Gladden-Young A, Adams G, Fink T, Tomkins-Tinch CH, Krasilnikova LA, DeRuff KC, Rudy M, Bauer MR, Lagerborg KA, Normandin E, Chapman SB, Reilly SK, Anahtar MN, Lin AE, Carter A, Myhrvold C, Kemball ME, Chaluvadi S, Cusick C, Flowers K, Neumann A, Cerrato F, Farhat M, Slater D, Harris JB, Branda J, Hooper D, Gaeta JM, Baggett TP, O'Connell J, Gnirke A, Lieberman TD, Philippakis A, Burns M, Brown CM, Luban J, Ryan ET, Turbett SE, LaRocque RC, Hanage WP, Gallagher GR, Madoff LC, Smole S, Pierce VM, Rosenberg E, Sabeti PC, Park DJ, Maclnnis BL. Phylogenetic analysis of SARS-CoV-2 in the Boston area highlights the role of recurrent importation and superspreading events. medRxiv. 2020 Aug 25. PMID: 32869040.
    Citations: 2     
  9. Bardossy AC, Snavely EA, Nazarian E, Annambhotla P, Basavaraju SV, Pepe D, Maloney M, Musser KA, Haas W, Barros N, Pierce VM, Walters M, Epstein L. Donor-derived transmission through lung transplantation of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii producing the OXA-23 carbapenemase during an ongoing healthcare facility outbreak. Transpl Infect Dis. 2020 Apr; 22(2):e13256. PMID: 32034865.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  10. Shenoy ES, Pierce VM, Sater MRA, Pangestu FK, Herriott IC, Anahtar MN, Bramante JT, Kwon DS, Hawkins FR, Suslak D, West LR, Huntley MH, Hooper DC. Community-acquired in name only: A cluster of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii in a burn intensive care unit and beyond. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020 05; 41(5):531-538. PMID: 32106898.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  11. Bhattacharyya RP, Bandyopadhyay N, Ma P, Son SS, Liu J, He LL, Wu L, Khafizov R, Boykin R, Cerqueira GC, Pironti A, Rudy RF, Patel MM, Yang R, Skerry J, Nazarian E, Musser KA, Taylor J, Pierce VM, Earl AM, Cosimi LA, Shoresh N, Beechem J, Livny J, Hung DT. Simultaneous detection of genotype and phenotype enables rapid and accurate antibiotic susceptibility determination. Nat Med. 2019 12; 25(12):1858-1864. PMID: 31768064.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  12. Shenoy ES, Pierce VM, Walters MS, Moulton-Meissner H, Lawsin A, Lonsway D, Shugart A, McAllister G, Halpin AL, Zambrano-Gonzalez A, Ryan EE, Suslak D, DeJesus A, Barton K, Madoff LC, McHale E, DeMaria A, Hooper DC. Transmission of Mobile Colistin Resistance (mcr-1) by Duodenoscope. Clin Infect Dis. 2019 04 08; 68(8):1327-1334. PMID: 30204838.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
  13. Bhattacharyya RP, Walker M, Boykin R, Son SS, Liu J, Hachey AC, Ma P, Wu L, Choi K, Cummins KC, Benson M, Skerry J, Ryu H, Wong SY, Goldberg MB, Han J, Pierce VM, Cosimi LA, Shoresh N, Livny J, Beechem J, Hung DT. Rapid identification and phylogenetic classification of diverse bacterial pathogens in a multiplexed hybridization assay targeting ribosomal RNA. Sci Rep. 2019 03 14; 9(1):4516. PMID: 30872641.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Cells
  14. Tamma PD, Pierce VM, Cosgrove SE, Lautenbach E, Harris A, Rayapati D, Han JH. Can the Ceftriaxone Breakpoints Be Increased Without Compromising Patient Outcomes? Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 Jun; 5(6):ofy139. PMID: 29992175.
    Citations: 2     
  15. Baltimore RS, Nimkin K, Sparger KA, Pierce VM, Plotkin SA. Case 4-2018: A Newborn with Thrombocytopenia, Cataracts, and Hepatosplenomegaly. N Engl J Med. 2018 Feb 08; 378(6):564-572. PMID: 29414276.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  16. Simner PJ, Johnson JK, Brasso WB, Anderson K, Lonsway DR, Pierce VM, Bobenchik AM, Lockett ZC, Charnot-Katsikas A, Westblade LF, Yoo BB, Jenkins SG, Limbago BM, Das S, Roe-Carpenter DE. Multicenter Evaluation of the Modified Carbapenem Inactivation Method and the Carba NP for Detection of Carbapenemase-Producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter baumannii. J Clin Microbiol. 2018 01; 56(1). PMID: 29118172.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  17. Azar MM, Turbett SE, Fishman JA, Pierce VM. Donor-Derived Transmission of Candida auris During Lung Transplantation. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Sep 15; 65(6):1040-1042. PMID: 28520901.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  18. Holland SM, Pierce VM, Shailam R, Glomski K, Farmer JR. Case 28-2017. A 13-Month-Old Girl with Pneumonia and a 33-Year-Old Woman with Hip Pain. N Engl J Med. 2017 09 14; 377(11):1077-1091. PMID: 28902581.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  19. Pierce VM, Eversley JS, Tran TK, Rosenberg ES. Differences between quantification of genotype 3 hepatitis C virus RNA by Versions 1.0 and 2.0 of the COBAS AmpliPrep/COBAS TaqMan HCV Test. Clin Chem Lab Med. 2017 Jun 27; 55(7):956-961. PMID: 27988503.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  20. Pierce VM, Simner PJ, Lonsway DR, Roe-Carpenter DE, Johnson JK, Brasso WB, Bobenchik AM, Lockett ZC, Charnot-Katsikas A, Ferraro MJ, Thomson RB, Jenkins SG, Limbago BM, Das S. Modified Carbapenem Inactivation Method for Phenotypic Detection of Carbapenemase Production among Enterobacteriaceae. J Clin Microbiol. 2017 08; 55(8):2321-2333. PMID: 28381609.
    Citations: 78     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  21. Luther J, Pierce VM. Case 21-2016: A Man in an Unresponsive State. N Engl J Med. 2016 10 27; 375(17):1697. PMID: 27783904.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Fenves AZ, Schaefer PW, Luther J, Pierce VM. CASE RECORDS of the MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL. Case 21-2016. A 32-Year-Old Man in an Unresponsive State. N Engl J Med. 2016 Jul 14; 375(2):163-71. PMID: 27410926.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Wyllie E, Rincon SP, Pierce VM. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 16-2015. A 9-year-old girl with loss of consciousness and seizures. N Engl J Med. 2015 May 21; 372(21):2050-8. PMID: 25992750.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  24. Limbago BM, Pierce VM, Lonsway DR, Ferraro MJ. Elevated Staphylococcus ceftriaxone MICs are an Etest artifact. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Jan 01; 60(1):162-3. PMID: 25266286.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  25. Gorman MP, Rincon SP, Pierce VM. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 19-2014. A 19-year-old woman with headache, fever, stiff neck, and mental-status changes. N Engl J Med. 2014 Jun 19; 370(25):2427-38. PMID: 24941181.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  26. Chiappa V, Chang CY, Sellas MI, Pierce VM, Kradin RL. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 10-2014. A 45-year-old man with a rash. N Engl J Med. 2014 Mar 27; 370(13):1238-48. PMID: 24670171.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsCells
  27. Heller HM, Wu CC, Pierce VM, Kradin RL. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 31-2013. A 29-year-old man with abdominal pain, fever, and weight loss. N Engl J Med. 2013 Oct 10; 369(15):1453-61. PMID: 24106939.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  28. Vyas JM, González RG, Pierce VM. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 15-2013. A 76-year-old man with fever, worsening renal function, and altered mental status. N Engl J Med. 2013 May 16; 368(20):1919-27. PMID: 23675661.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  29. Dowshen N, Pierce VM, Zanno A, Salazar-Austin N, Ford C, Hodinka RL. Acute HIV infection in a critically ill 15-year-old male. Pediatrics. 2013 Mar; 131(3):e959-63. PMID: 23420912.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  30. Pierce VM, Hodinka RL. Comparison of the GenMark Diagnostics eSensor respiratory viral panel to real-time PCR for detection of respiratory viruses in children. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Nov; 50(11):3458-65. PMID: 22875893.
    Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  31. Pierce VM, Hodinka RL. A 3-year-old girl with vomiting and diarrhea. J Clin Virol. 2012 Jul; 54(3):203-6. PMID: 22534146.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  32. Pierce VM, Hodinka RL. An adolescent with fever, headache, and myalgias. J Clin Virol. 2012 Feb; 53(2):93-6. PMID: 22188724.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  33. Pierce VM, Elkan M, Leet M, McGowan KL, Hodinka RL. Comparison of the Idaho Technology FilmArray system to real-time PCR for detection of respiratory pathogens in children. J Clin Microbiol. 2012 Feb; 50(2):364-71. PMID: 22116144.
    Citations: 58     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  34. Pierce VM, Neide B, Hodinka RL. Evaluation of the Gen-Probe Aptima HIV-1 RNA qualitative assay as an alternative to Western blot analysis for confirmation of HIV infection. J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Apr; 49(4):1642-5. PMID: 21346052.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  35. Pierce VM, Vázquez M. New combination vaccines: integration into pediatric practice. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2007 Dec; 26(12):1149-50. PMID: 18043455.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
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