Deanna L Kiska, PhD
750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
- Assistant Professor of Pathology
- Assistant Director of Microbiology
- Assistant Director of Virology
Clinical Section Affiliations
- Pathology: Clinical Pathology, Microbiology, Virology
Education & Fellowships
- Fellowship: University of North Carolina Hospitals - Chapel Hill, 1995, Clinical Microbiology
- PhD: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, 1993, Microbiology
- BS: Grove City College, Grove City, PA, 1987, Biology
- Antibiotic resistance mechanisms, microbial sequence identification
Specialties & Certification
- Molecular Microbiology
- Infectious Diseases
- Laboratory Services
- American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
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Book chapters and reviews
Appleman, M. D., D. L. Kiska, and P. H. Gilligan. 2006. Cystic Fibrosis Microbiology. Cumitech 43. ASM Press, Washington, DC.
Kiska, D. L. and P. H. Gilligan. 2003. Pseudomonas. In P. R. Murray, E. J. Baron, J. H. Jorgensen, M. A. Pfaller, and R. H. Yolken (ed.) Manual of Clinical Microbiology 8th ed. ASM Press, Washington, D.C.
Kiska, D.L. 2000. Global climate change: an infectious disease perspective. Clin. Microbiol. Newslett. 22: 81-86.
Kiska, D. L. 1998. In vitro testing of antimicrobial agents. Sem. Ped. Infect. Dis. 9:1-12.
Kiska, D. L. and P. H. Gilligan. 1998. Pseudomonas. In P. R. Murray, E. J. Baron, M. A. Pfaller, F. C. Tenover, and R. H. Yolken (ed.) Manual of Clinical Microbiology 7th ed. ASM Press, Washington, D.C.
Kiska, D.L. 1997. Staphylococcal and streptococcal toxic shock syndrome. Clin. Microbiol. Newslett. 19:33-37.
Kiska, D.L. and P.H. Gilligan. 1993. Clostridium difficile‑associated disease. Tech Sample #MB‑6. American Society for Clinical Pathology. Chicago, IL.
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