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Faculty Physicians

Linda R. Peterson, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Division
Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology

Specialty Areas

Cardiology
Cardiac Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

Cardiology
Internal Medicine

Referral Information

Physician Referral Required

Areas of Clinical Interest

Cardiovascular disease, reperfusion therapy, heart disease, estrogen therapy, hypertension, coronary artery bypass graft surgery; supervising and interpreting diagnostic tests, such as echocardiograms, stress echocardiograms, treadmill stress test, holter, event and loop monitors.

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Fellowship: Cardiology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri 1996
Residency: Washington University, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 1993
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1990
B.S.: Georgetown University, Washington D.C. 1986

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Evaluation of multiple real-time PCR tests on nasal samples in a large MRSA surveillance program.
Patel PA, Robicsek A, Grayes A, Schora DM, Peterson KE, Wright MO, Peterson LR
Am J Clin Pathol. 2015 May; 143(5)652-8. doi: 10.1309/AJCPMDY32ZTDXPFC.

PMID:
    25873498
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ebola preparation: issues to consider for healthcare institutions.
Peterson LR, Miller JM
MLO Med Lab Obs. 2014 Dec; 46(12)30.

PMID:
    25622450
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Nonutility of catheter tip cultures for the diagnosis of central line-associated bloodstream infection.
Peterson LR, Smith BA
Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Feb 1; 60(3)492-3. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu845.

PMID:
    25355902
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Multidrug-resistant organisms contaminating supply carts of contact isolation patients.
Zelencik S, Schora D, Fisher A, Brudner C, Patel P, Robicsek A, Smith B, Peterson LR, Wright MO
Am J Infect Control. 2014 Oct; 42(10)1124-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.06.009.

PMID:
    25278409
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Performance of the Cepheid Xpert® SA Nasal Complete PCR assay compared to culture for detection of methicillin-sensitive and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization.
Patel PA, Schora DM, Peterson KE, Grayes A, Boehm S, Peterson LR
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2014 Sep; 80(1)32-4. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2014.05.019.

PMID:
    24952987
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Prediction of major antibiotic resistance in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in Singapore, USA and China using a limited set of gene targets.
Ginn AN, Wiklendt AM, Zong Z, Lin RT, Teo JW, Tambyah PA, Peterson LR, Kaul K, Partridge SR, Iredell JR
Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2014 Jun; 43(6)563-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2014.02.010.

PMID:
    24721234
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Economic evaluation of laboratory testing strategies for hospital-associated Clostridium difficile infection.
Schroeder LF, Robilotti E, Peterson LR, Banaei N, Dowdy DW
J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Feb; 52(2)489-96. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02777-13.

PMID:
    24478478
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Molecular identification of staphylococcal bacteraemia.
Tang YW, Peterson LR
Lancet Infect Dis. 2014 Feb; 14(2)94-6. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(13)70364-5.

PMID:
    24457164
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Pilot study of pioglitazone and exercise training effects on basal myocardial substrate metabolism and left ventricular function in HIV-positive individuals with metabolic complications.
Cade WT, Reeds DN, Overton ET, Herrero P, Waggoner AD, Laciny E, Bopp C, Lassa-Claxton S, Gropler RJ, Peterson LR, Yarasheski KE
HIV Clin Trials. 2013 Nov-Dec; 14(6)303-12. doi: 10.1310/hct1406-303.

PMID:
    24334183
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical significance of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization on hospital admission: one-year infection risk.
Ridgway JP, Peterson LR, Brown EC, Du H, Hebert C, Thomson RB Jr, Kaul KL, Robicsek A
PLoS One. 2013; 8(11)e79716. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0079716.

PMID:
    24278161
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Impact of sex on the heart's metabolic and functional responses to diabetic therapies.
Lyons MR, Peterson LR, McGill JB, Herrero P, Coggan AR, Saeed IM, Recklein C, Schechtman KB, Gropler RJ
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2013 Dec 1; 305(11)H1584-91. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00420.2013.

PMID:
    24043256
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Multiple broad-spectrum Beta-lactamase targets for comprehensive surveillance.
Mangold KA, Voss BL, Singh K, Thomson RB Jr, Schora DM, Peterson LR, Kaul KL
J Clin Microbiol. 2013 Oct; 51(10)3423-5. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01488-13.

PMID:
    23926166
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Predictors and molecular epidemiology of community-onset extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli infection in a Midwestern community.
Banerjee R, Strahilevitz J, Johnson JR, Nagwekar PP, Schora DM, Shevrin I, Du H, Peterson LR, Robicsek A
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Sep; 34(9)947-53. doi: 10.1086/671725.

PMID:
    23917909
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Development and validation of LC-MS/MS method for determination of very long acyl chain (C22:0 and C24:0) ceramides in human plasma.
Jiang H, Hsu FF, Farmer MS, Peterson LR, Schaffer JE, Ory DS, Jiang X
Anal Bioanal Chem. 2013 Sep; 405(23)7357-65. doi: 10.1007/s00216-013-7166-9.

PMID:
    23857140
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Relationships among HIV infection, metabolic risk factors, and left ventricular structure and function.
Cade WT, Overton ET, Mondy K, de las Fuentes L, Davila-Roman VG, Waggoner AD, Reeds DN, Lassa-Claxton S, Krauss MJ, Peterson LR, Yarasheski KE
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2013 Aug; 29(8)1151-60. doi: 10.1089/AID.2012.0254.

PMID:
    23574474
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Electronic health record-based detection of risk factors for Clostridium difficile infection relapse.
Hebert C, Du H, Peterson LR, Robicsek A
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Apr; 34(4)407-14. doi: 10.1086/669864.

PMID:
    23466915
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dose-ranging study to assess the application of intranasal 2% mupirocin calcium ointment to eradicate Staphylococcus aureus nasal colonization.
Mehta MS, Hacek DM, Kufner BA, Price C, Peterson LR
Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2013 Feb; 14(1)69-72. doi: 10.1089/sur.2012.086.

PMID:
    23448592
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Noncontrast skeletal muscle oximetry.
Zheng J, An H, Coggan AR, Zhang X, Bashir A, Muccigrosso D, Peterson LR, Gropler RJ
Magn Reson Med. 2014 Jan; 71(1)318-25. doi: 10.1002/mrm.24669.

PMID:
    23424006
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A "PET" area of interest: myocardial metabolism in human systolic heart failure.
Kadkhodayan A, Coggan AR, Peterson LR
Heart Fail Rev. 2013 Sep; 18(5)567-74. doi: 10.1007/s10741-012-9360-9.

PMID:
    23180281
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Continuous passive disinfection of catheter hubs prevents contamination and bloodstream infection.
Wright MO, Tropp J, Schora DM, Dillon-Grant M, Peterson K, Boehm S, Robicsek A, Peterson LR
Am J Infect Control. 2013 Jan; 41(1)33-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2012.05.030.

PMID:
    23084024
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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