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Linda R. Peterson, MD

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

Specialty Areas

Cardiology
Cardiac Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

Cardiology
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

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

Dietary Nitrate Enhances the Contractile Properties of Human Skeletal Muscle.
Coggan AR, Peterson LR
Exerc Sport Sci Rev. 2018 Jul 11; doi: 10.1249/JES.0000000000000167.

PMID:
    30001275
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Peak oxygen uptake (VO2peak) across childhood, adolescence and young adulthood in Barth syndrome: Data from cross-sectional and longitudinal studies.
Cade WT, Bohnert KL, Reeds DN, Peterson LR, Bittel AJ, Bashir A, Byrne BJ, Taylor CL
PLoS One. 2018; 13(5)e0197776. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0197776.

PMID:
    29795646
    [PubMed - in process]
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Ceramide Remodeling and Risk of Cardiovascular Events and Mortality.
Peterson LR, Xanthakis V, Duncan MS, Gross S, Friedrich N, Völzke H, Felix SB, Jiang H, Sidhu R, Nauck M, Jiang X, Ory DS, Dörr M, Vasan RS, Schaffer JE
J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 May 3; 7(10)pii: e007931. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.117.007931.

PMID:
    29728014
    [PubMed - in process]
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Reduced Muscle Strength in Barth Syndrome May Be Improved by Resistance Exercise Training: A Pilot Study.
Bittel AJ, Bohnert KL, Reeds DN, Peterson LR, de Las Fuentes L, Corti M, Taylor CL, Byrne BJ, Cade WT
JIMD Rep. 2018 Apr 14; doi: 10.1007/8904_2018_102.

PMID:
    29654548
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Immunological Stability of Clostridium difficile Toxins in Clinical Specimens.
Schora DM, Peterson LR, Usacheva EA
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2018 Apr; 39(4)434-438. doi: 10.1017/ice.2018.20.

PMID:
    29457584
    [PubMed - in process]
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Equivalent Performance of the Cobas<sup>®</sup> Cdiff Test for Use on the Cobas<sup>®</sup> Liat<sup>®</sup> System and the Cobas<sup>®</sup> 4800 System.
Garg SK, Lu K, Duncan J, Peterson LR, Liesenfeld O
Eur J Microbiol Immunol (Bp). 2017 Dec 18; 7(4)310-318. doi: 10.1556/1886.2017.00034.

PMID:
    29403660
    [PubMed]
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Dietary nitrate-induced increases in human muscle power: high versus low responders.
Coggan AR, Broadstreet SR, Mikhalkova D, Bole I, Leibowitz JL, Kadkhodayan A, Park S, Thomas DP, Thies D, Peterson LR
Physiol Rep. 2018 Jan; 6(2)doi: 10.14814/phy2.13575.

PMID:
    29368802
    [PubMed - in process]
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Validation of Active Surveillance Testing for Clostridium difficile Colonization Using the cobas Cdiff Test.
Patel PA, Schora DM, Singh K, Peterson LR
J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Apr; 56(4)pii: e01553-17. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01553-17.

PMID:
    29367295
    [PubMed - in process]
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Manifestations and mechanisms of myocardial lipotoxicity in obesity.
Sletten AC, Peterson LR, Schaffer JE
J Intern Med. 2018 Jan 13; doi: 10.1111/joim.12728.

PMID:
    29331057
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Bariatric Surgery-Induced Cardiac and Lipidomic Changes in Obesity-Related Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction.
Mikhalkova D, Holman SR, Jiang H, Saghir M, Novak E, Coggan AR, O'Connor R, Bashir A, Jamal A, Ory DS, Schaffer JE, Eagon JC, Peterson LR
Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 Feb; 26(2)284-290. doi: 10.1002/oby.22038.

PMID:
    29243396
    [PubMed - in process]
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Contact Precautions for Multidrug-Resistant Organisms.
Peterson LR
JAMA. 2017 Dec 12; 318(22)2257. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.16671.

PMID:
    29234802
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evaluation of the cobas Cdiff Test for Detection of Toxigenic Clostridium difficile in Stool Samples.
Peterson LR, Young SA, Davis TE Jr, Wang ZX, Duncan J, Noutsios C, Liesenfeld O, Osiecki JC, Lewinski MA
J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Dec; 55(12)3426-3436. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01135-17.

PMID:
    28954901
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The Impact of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection on Patients' Prevention Behaviors.
Weaver FM, Trick WE, Evans CT, Lin MY, Adams W, Pho MT, Bleasdale SC, Mullane KM, Johnson S, Sikka MK, Peterson LR, Solomonides AE, Gerding DN
Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2017 Nov; 38(11)1351-1357. doi: 10.1017/ice.2017.208.

PMID:
    28946934
    [PubMed - in process]
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Dietary Nitrate Increases VO<sub>2</sub>peak and Performance but Does Not Alter Ventilation or Efficiency in Patients With Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction.
Coggan AR, Broadstreet SR, Mahmood K, Mikhalkova D, Madigan M, Bole I, Park S, Leibowitz JL, Kadkhodayan A, Thomas DP, Thies D, Peterson LR
J Card Fail. 2018 Feb; 24(2)65-73. doi: 10.1016/j.cardfail.2017.09.004.

PMID:
    28916479
    [PubMed - in process]
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Performance of the cobas MRSA/SA Test for Simultaneous Detection of Methicillin-Susceptible and Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus From Nasal Swabs.
Peterson LR, Woods CW, Davis TE Jr, Wang ZX, Young SA, Osiecki JC, Lewinski MA, Liesenfeld O
Am J Clin Pathol. 2017 Aug 1; 148(2)119-127. doi: 10.1093/ajcp/aqx040.

PMID:
    28898981
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Antimicrobial Stewardship Lessons From Mupirocin Use and Resistance in Methicillin-Resitant <i>Staphylococcus Aureus</i>.
Peterson LR, Samia NI, Skinner AM, Chopra A, Smith B
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2017 Spring; 4(2)ofx093. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofx093.

PMID:
    28702468
    [PubMed]
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Rapid Identification of Five Classes of Carbapenem Resistance Genes Directly from Rectal Swabs by Use of the Xpert Carba-R Assay.
Moore NM, Cantón R, Carretto E, Peterson LR, Sautter RL, Traczewski MM, Carba-R Study Team.
J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Jul; 55(7)2268-2275. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00137-17.

PMID:
    28515213
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Impaired cardiac and skeletal muscle bioenergetics in children, adolescents, and young adults with Barth syndrome.
Bashir A, Bohnert KL, Reeds DN, Peterson LR, Bittel AJ, de Las Fuentes L, Pacak CA, Byrne BJ, Cade WT
Physiol Rep. 2017 Feb; 5(3)pii: e13130. doi: 10.14814/phy2.13130.

PMID:
    28196853
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Host response to Clostridium difficile infection: Diagnostics and detection.
Usacheva EA, Jin JP, Peterson LR
J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2016 Dec; 793-101. doi: 10.1016/j.jgar.2016.08.002.

PMID:
    27693863
    [PubMed - in process]
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Prospective observational study on central line-associated bloodstream infections and central venous catheter occlusions using a negative displacement connector with an alcohol disinfecting cap.
Patel PA, Boehm S, Zhou Y, Zhu C, Peterson KE, Grayes A, Peterson LR
Am J Infect Control. 2017 Feb 1; 45(2)115-120. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2016.06.013.

PMID:
    27499191
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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