Sue C. Kehl, PhD, D(ABMM)
Associate Professor of Pathology
Associate Director, Clinical Laboratory, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Technical Director, Microbiology, Immunology and Virology, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Dr. Kehl is responsible for the technical direction of the microbiology, virology, immunology, and molecular infection disease departments of the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin laboratory. She also teaches clinical microbiology to the pathology residents and participates in other patient care and educational efforts at CHW. She is a member of the CHW Human Research Review Board and a member of the MCW Institutional Biosafety Committee.
- Development of rapid tests for detection of infectious disease, including molecular methods
- Epidemiology of S. pneumoniae and the impact of widespread vaccine use
- Director, Virology Laboratory, International Clinical Laboratory, Nashville, TN (1986 - 1988)
- Director, Infectious Disease Laboratory, National Health Laboratory, Nashville, TN (1988 - 1989)
- Associate Director, Microbiology Laboratory, Kaiser Permanente Regional Laboratory, Portland, OR (1989 - 1992)
- Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI (1992 - 2000)
- Director, Microbiology, Immunology and Virology, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI (1992 - present)
- Section Director, Microbiology, Dynacare Laboratory, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, Milwaukee, WI (1995 - 2007)
- Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI (2000 - present)
- BS, Marquette University (Medical Technology)
- PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin (Pathology)
- Post Doctoral Fellow in Public Health and Medical Microbiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Clinical Campus
- Diplomate, American Board of Medical Microbiology
- Kehl, K.S.C., P. Havens, C.E. Behnke, D.W.K. Acheson. 1997. Evaluation of Premier EHEC assay for the detection of shiga toxin producing E. coli. J. Clin. Microbiol. 35(8): 2051-2054.
- Doern, G.V., A. Brueggemann, M. Dunne, H. P. Holley, K.S. Kehl, A. Rauch, and M.A. Pfaller. 1998. Clonal relationships among current penicillin-resistant S. pneumoniae in the United States. Clin. Inf. Dis. 27:757-761.
- Kehl, S.C., K.J. Henrickson, W. Hua, J. Fan. 2001. Evaluation of the Hexaplex Assay for detection of respiratory viruses in children. J. Clin. Microbiol. 39(5):1696-1701.
- Dunne. W.M., Jr., C.A. Holland-Staley, K.S. Kehl, A.B. Brueggeman, M.A. Pfaller, G.V. Doern. 2001. Comparison of results generated by serotyping, pulsed-field restriction analysis, ribotyping and repetitive-sequence PCR used to characterize penicillin-resistant Pneumococci from the United States. J. Clin. Microbiol. 39(5):1791-1795.
- Kehl, Sue C., 2002. Role of the laboratory in the diagnosis of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli infections. J. Clin. Microbiol. 40(8):2711-2715.
- Reed KD. Melski JW. Graham MB. Regnery RL. Sotir MJ. Wegner MV. Kazmierczak JJ. Stratman EJ. Li Y. Fairley JA. Swain GR. Olson VA. Sargent EK. Kehl SC. Frace MA. Kline R. Foldy SL. Davis JP. Damon IK. 2004. The detection of monkeypox in humans in the Western Hemisphere. New England Journal of Medicine. 350(4):342-50.
- Kumar, S., M.J. Chusid, R.E. Willoughby, P.L. Havens, S.C. Kehl, N.A. Ledeboer, S-H. Li, K.J. Henrickson. 2009. Introduction of a novel Swine-Origin Influenza A (H1N1) virus into Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2009. Viruses I, 72-83; doi:10.3990/v1010072.
- Beck, E.T., L.A. Jurgens, S.C. Kehl, M.E. Bose, T. Patituccim, E. LaGue, P. Darga, K. Wilkinson, L.M. Witt, J. Fan, J. He, S. Kumar, K.J. Henrickson. 2009. Rapid automated detection of Influenza A, Influenza B, and RSV A/B by multiplex real-time RT-PCR during the 2009 H1N1 swine-origin influenza virus (S-OIV) epidemic in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. J. Mol. Diag. Accepted for Publication.
- Kehl, S.C., S. Kumar. 2009. Utilization of nucleic acid amplification assays for the detection of respiratory viruses. Clinics Lab Medicine. 29(4):661-671.