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Frederick S. Nolte, Ph.D., D - Professor and Director of Clinical Laboratories

Frederick S. Nolte, Ph.D., D(ABMM), F(AAM)

Professor
Director of Clinical Laboratories
Director of Molecular Pathology
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Office: Childrens Hospital Room 305
Phone: (843) 792-5020
Fax: (843) 792-7060

CLINICAL EXPERTISE:

Medical Microbiology
Molecular Pathology
Laboratory Management

EDUCATION:

B.S., 1974, University of Cincinnati (OH)
Ph.D., 1980, Ohio State University
PostDoctoral Fellow 1980-1982, University of Rochester (NY)
Diplomate, 1985, American Board of Medical Microbiology
Fellow, 2002, American Academy of Microbiology

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Infectious Disease, Diagnostics
Molecular Diagnostics

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Nolte, F.S., D.J. Marshall, C. Raspberry, S. Schievelbein, G. Banks, G. A. Storch, M.Q. Arens, R. S. Buller, and J. Prudent. 2007. Multicode PLx system for detection of respiratory viruses. J. Clin. Microbiol. 45:2779-2786.
  2. Sheppard C., Franks N., F.S. Nolte, and C.R. Fantz. 2008. Improving quality of patient care in an emergency department: a laboratory perspective. (2008) Am. J. Clin. Pathol. 130(4):573-577.
  3. Ahsanuddin, A.N., M.C. Standish, A.M. CaliEndo, C.E. Hill and F.S. Nolte. 2008. Validation of an Epstein-Barr viral load assay using the QIAGEN Artus EBV TM PCR analyte-specific reagent. Am. J. Clin. Pathol. 130:865-869.
  4. Nolte, F.S. 2008. Molecular diagnostics for detection of bacterial and viral pathogens in community-acquired pneumonia. Clin. Infect. Dis. 47 (Suppl 3): S123-S126.
  5. Spencer, D.V., F.S. Nolte, Y. Zhu. 2009. Heterophilic antibody interference causing false-positive rapid human immunodeficiency virus antibody testing. Clinica Chimica Acta 399:121-122.
  6. Cole, J.M., A.N. Schuetz, C.E. Hill, F.S. Nolte. 2009. Development and evaluation of a real-time PCR assay for detection of Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase genes. J. Clin. Microbiol. 47:322-326.
  7. Sujatha M., A. A. Langston, F.S. Nolte, G. Banks, R. Martin, A.M. CaliEndo. 2009. Detection of respiratory viruses with a multiplex polymerase chain reaction assay (Multicode-PLx respiratory virus panel) in patients with hematologic malignancies. Leukemia & Lymphoma. 50:619-624.
  8. Schuetz A.N., R.L. Hughes, R.M. Howard, T.C. Williams, F.S. Nolte, D. Jackson, and B.S. Ribner. 2009. Pseudo-outbreak of Legionella pneumophila serogroup 8 infections associated with a contaminated ice machine in a bronchoscopy suite. Infect. Control. Hosp. Epidemiol. 30:461-466.
  9. Moreira, R.K., C. Norten, F.N. Rosado, C. Cohen, and F.S. Nolte. 2010. Histopathologically documented gastrointestinal cytomegalovirus infection in immunosuppressed patients: Clinicopathologic analysis with serum quantitative PCR correlation. Int. J. Med. Med. Sci. 2:49-59.
  10. Nolte, F.S., B.B. Rogers, Y.-W. Tang, M.S. Oberste, C.C. Robinson, K.S. Kehl, K.A. Rand, H.A. Rotbart, J.R. Romero, A.C. Nyquist, and D.H. Persing. 2011. Evaluation of a rapid and completely automated real-time reverse transcriptase PCR assay for diagnosis of enteroviral meningitis. J. Clin. Microbiol. 49:528-533.



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