Paul Schreckenberger, PhD, Fellow American Academy of Microbiology

Pathology

Professor
Associate Director, Diagnostic Molecular Pathology, Director, Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, Medical Director, Microbiology

Languages Spoken

English

Clinical Expertise

  • Identification of Bacteria and Viruses
  • Clinical Laboratory Testing

About Dr. Schreckenberger

Interests
Music, Singing, Guitar playing, Racketball

Board Certification

Medical and Public Health Microbiology: American Board of Medical Microbiology

Research

  • Evaluation of the FilmArray Blood Culture Identification Panel: Results of a Multicenter Controlled Trial Salimnia, H.; Fairfax, M. R.; Lephart, P. R.; Schreckenberger, P.; DesJarlais, S. M.; Johnson, J. K.; Robinson, G.; Carroll, K. C.; Greer, A.; Morgan, M.; Chan, R.; Loeffelholz, M.; Valencia-Shelton, F.; Jenkins, S.; Schuetz, A. N.; Daly, J. A.; Barney, T.; Hemmert, A.; Kanack, K. J., Journal of clinical microbiology
  • I.V. minocycline revisited for infections caused by multidrug-resistant organisms Colton, B.; McConeghy, K. W.; Schreckenberger, P. C.; Danziger, L. H., American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy : AJHP : Official Journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • The Clinical Urine Culture: Enhanced Techniques Improve Detection of Clinically Relevant Microorganisms Price, T. K.; Dune, T.; Hilt, E. E.; Thomas-White, K. J.; Kliethermes, S.; Brincat, C.; Brubaker, L.; Wolfe, A. J.; Mueller, E. R.; Schreckenberger, P., Journal of clinical microbiology
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  • Clostridium difficile Infection (CDI) Severity and Outcome among Patients Infected with the NAP1/BI/027 Strain in a Non-Epidemic Setting Scardina, T.; Labuszewski, L.; Pacheco, S. M.; Adams, W.; Schreckenberger, P.; Johnson, S., INFECTION CONTROL AND HOSPITAL EPIDEMIOLOGY
  • Definitive Identification of Laribacter hongkongensis Acquired in the United States Beilfuss, H. A.; Quig, D.; Block, M. A.; Schreckenberger, P. C., Journal of clinical microbiology
  • Incontinence medication response relates to the female urinary microbiota Thomas-White, K. J.; Hilt, E. E.; Fok, C.; Pearce, M. M.; Mueller, E. R.; Kliethermes, S.; Jacobs, K.; Zilliox, M. J.; Brincat, C.; Price, T. K.; Kuffel, G.; Schreckenberger, P.; Gai, X.; Brubaker, L.; Wolfe, A. J., International Urogynecology Journal
  • Point-Counterpoint: Large multiplex PCR panels should be first line tests for detection of respiratory and intestinal pathogens Schreckenberger, P.; McAdam, A., Journal of clinical microbiology
  • Interplay between Bladder Microbiota and Urinary Antimicrobial Peptides: Mechanisms for Human Urinary Tract Infection Risk and Symptom Severity Nienhouse, V.; Gao, X.; Dong, Q.; Nelson, D. E.; Toh, E.; McKinley, K.; Schreckenberger, P.; Shibata, N.; Fok, C. S.; Mueller, E. R.; Brubaker, L.; Wolfe, A. J.; Radek, K. A., PLoS ONE
  • Photo quiz: heart transplant patient with knee drainage. Answer: Alternaria spp Lapadat, R.; Schreckenberger, P. C., Journal of clinical microbiology
  • The Female Urinary Microbiome: a Comparison of Women with and without Urgency Urinary Incontinence Pearce, M. M.; Hilt, E. E.; Rosenfeld, A. B.; Zilliox, M. J.; Thomas-White, K.; Fok, C.; Kliethermes, S.; Schreckenberger, P. C.; Brubaker, L.; Gai, X.; Wolfe, A. J., mBio
  • Urine is not sterile: use of enhanced urine culture techniques to detect resident bacterial flora in the adult female bladder Hilt, E. E.; McKinley, K.; Pearce, M. M.; Rosenfeld, A. B.; Zilliox, M. J.; Mueller, E. R.; Brubaker, L.; Gai, X.; Wolfe, A. J.; Schreckenberger, P. C., Journal of clinical microbiology
  • Day of surgery urine cultures identify urogynecologic patients at increased risk for postoperative urinary tract infection Fok, C. S.; McKinley, K.; Mueller, E. R.; Kenton, K.; Schreckenberger, P.; Wolfe, A.; Brubaker, L., The Journal of urology
  • Evidence of uncultivated bacteria in the adult female bladder. Wolfe, A. J.; Toh, E.; Shibata, N.; Rong, R.; Kenton, K.; Fitzgerald, M.; Mueller, E. R.; Schreckenberger, P.; Dong, Q.; Nelson, D. E.; Brubaker, L., Journal of clinical microbiology
  • Cost-Effectiveness of Universal Screening of Healthy Newborns for Nasal Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Colonization at Birth Chhangani, P.; Durazo, R.; Digangi, L.; Parada, J. P.; Schreckenberger, P.; Rekasius, V.; Challapalli, M., Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
  • Is universal screening of children for nasal methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization necessary on hospital admission?. Thomson, T.; Takagishi, T.; Parada, J. P.; Schreckenberger, P.; Rekasius, V.; Challapalli, M., Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology
  • Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization among women admitted to labor and delivery and their newborn infants Volk, L.; Thomson, T.; Chhangani, P.; Digangi, L.; Parada, J. P.; Schreckenberger, P.; Rekasius, V.; Challapalli, M., Infection control and hospital epidemiology : the official journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America
  • Optimizing antimicrobial susceptibility test reporting. Schreckenberger, P. C.; Binnicker, M. J., Journal of clinical microbiology
  • Reflex testing of male urine specimens misses few positive cultures may reduce unnecessary testing of normal specimens. Fok, C.; Fitzgerald, M. P.; Turk, T. M.; Mueller, E. R.; Dalaza, L.; Schreckenberger, P., Urology
  • Mupirocin resistance among methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus-colonized patients at admission to a tertiary care medical center. Babu, T.; Rekasius, V.; Parada, J. P.; Schreckenberger, P. C.; Challapalli, M., Journal of clinical microbiology
  • An intrinsic pattern of reduced susceptibility to fluoroquinolones in pediatric isolates of Streptococcus pyogenes. Yan, S. S.; Schreckenberger, P. C.; Zheng, X.; Nelson, N. A.; Harrington, S. M.; Tjhio, J.; Fedorko, D. P., Diagnostic Microbiology & Infectious Disease
  • Chronic lower urinary symptoms do not predict bacteriuria. FitzGerald, M. P.; Mueller, E. R.; Brubaker, L.; Dalaza, L.; Abraham, T.; Schreckenberger, P. C., International Journal of Gynaecology & Obstetrics
  • Culture-Negative intracerebral abscesses in children and adolescents from Streptococcus anginosus group infection: a case series. Petti, C. A.; Simmon, K. E.; Bender, J.; Blaschke, A.; Webster, K. A.; Conneely, M. F.; Schreckenberger, P. C.; Origitano, T. C.; Challapalli, M., Clinical Infectious Diseases
  • Detecting resistance to beta lactams in gram-negative bacilli : what you need to know about ESBL's : a clear explanation and a complete procedure for your lab. Schreckenberger, P. C.; Rekasius, V., Hardy Diagnostics MicroBytes Newsletter
  • Quality control for commercial microbial identification systems; Approved Guideline Anderson, N. L.; Bruno, L. C.; Chapin, K. C.; Cullen, S.; Daly, J. A.; Eusebio, R.; Parke, R. C.; Pincus, D. H.; Salomon, J. E.; Schreckenberger, P. C.; Somogye, C.; Todd, K.; Valentine, F. E.; Weissfeld, A., Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
  • Accuracies of beta-lactam susceptibility test results for Pseudomonas aeruginosa with four automated systems (BD Phoenix MicroScan WalkAway, Vitek, and Vitek 2)., Juretschko, S.; Labombardi, V. J.; Lerner, S. A.; Schreckenberger, P. C., Journal of clinical microbiology
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve Endocarditis Due to Cardiobacterium valvarum: Case Report and Review of Literature Gonzalez, J. B.; Woc-Colburn, L.; Schreckenberger, P. C.; Malow, J. B., Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice
  • Multicenter studies of tigecycline disk diffusion susceptibility results for Acinetobacter spp. Jones, R. N.; Ferraro, M. J.; Reller, L. B.; Schreckenberger, P. C.; Swenson, J. M.; Sader, H. S., Journal of clinical microbiology
  • Reevaluation of Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute disk diffusion breakpoints for tetracyclines for testing Enterobacteriaceae. Sader, H. S.; Ferraro, M. J.; Reller, L. B.; Schreckenberger, P. C.; Swenson, J. M.; Jones, R. N., Journal of clinical microbiology
  • Tigecycline disk diffusion breakpoints of Acinetobacter spp.: a clinical point of view. Curcio, D.; Fernandez, F.; Jones, R. N.; Ferraro, M. J.; Reller, L. B.; Schreckenberger, P. C.; Sader, H. S., Journal of clinical microbiology
  • Methods for antimicrobial dilution and disk susceptibility testing of infrequently isolated or fastidious bacteria: Approved Guideline Jorgensen, J. H.; Hindler, J.; Citron, D. M.; Cockerill, F. R.; Fritsche, T. R.; Funke, G.; Patel, J. B.; Schreckenberger, P. C.; Turnidge, J. D.; Walker, R. D.; Welch, D. F., Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute
  • SME-3 a novel member of the Serratia marcescens SME family of carbapenem-hydrolyzing beta-lactamases., Queenan, A. M.; Shang, W.; Schreckenberger, P. C.; Lolans, K.; Bush, K.; Quinn, J., Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy
  • Dehydroepiandosterone induction of increased resistance to vancomycin in Staphylococcus aureus clinical isolates (MSSA MRSA)., Plotkin, B. J.; Morejon, A.; Laddaga, R. A.; Viselli, S. M.; Tjhio, J.; Schreckenberger, P. C., Letters in applied microbiology
  • The role of 16S rRNA gene sequencing in identification of microorganisms misidentified by conventional methods. Petti, C. A.; Polage, C. R.; Schreckenberger, P. C., Journal of clinical microbiology