Cindy McCloskey

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Cindy McCloskey


McCloskey, Cindy B (HSC)
Assistant Professor

Department of:

College Of Medicine/Pathology -Assistant Professor

Center of:

Other Organization:

OU Medical Center -Director, Microbiology & Virology Laboratories


Goucher College, Towson, MD   Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Program   1999
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN   M.D.   2004
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN   Residency, Clinical Pathology and Pathology Research   2008
Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA   Fellow, Medical Microbiology   2009
Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA   Fellow, Molecular Genetic Pathology   2010

Professional Interest/Expertise/Specializations:
Medical microbiology and molecular infectious disease testing Pathology education Molecular pathology


Research Projects:

Antibiotic susceptibility testing
Evaluation of laboratory diagnostics
Diabetic ulcers and infection
Novel organisms identified in the clinical microbiology laboratory

Selected Publications:

2012 CPIP Case 02: Shiga-toxin producing E. coli infections: detection, characterization, and treatment.
2012    McCloskey CB and Blakey GL.
© 2012 College of American Pathologists, Online CME Self-Assessment Module (Online learning materials, peer-reviewed)
Characterization of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus specimens with a positive hemagglutinin 1 signal in the Luminex xTAG respiratory viral panel assay.
2011    McCloskey CB, Kraft CS, Ingersoll JM, Hill CE, Burd EM, Caliendo AM
J Clin Microbiol;49(4):1657-1658.
Atypical Aspergillus flavus isolates associated with chronic azole therapy.
2009    Brandt ME, Gade L, McCloskey CB, Balajee SA
J Clin Microbiol, 47(10):3372-3375.
Application of isothermal helicase-dependent amplification with a disposable detection device in a simple sensitive stool test for toxigenic Clostridium difficile.
2008    Chow WHA, McCloskey C, Tong Y, Hu L, You Q, Kelly CP, Kong H, Tang YW, Tang W
Journal of Molecular Diagnostics, 10(5):452-458.
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