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Faculty Physicians

Rachel C. Orscheln, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Infectious Diseases

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Infectious Disease

Board Certifications

Pediatrics
Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Referral Information

Physician Referral Required

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pediatric infectious diseases. Dr. Orschlen is the medical director of the International Adoption Center.

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: Suite 1102
Floor: 2nd Floor
Office Phone: 314-454-6050

Education

Education

Fellowship: Pediatric Infectious Diseases, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 2005
Residency: Pediatrics, St.Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 2001
Medical Degree: University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri 1998

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

contribution of genetically restricted, methicillin-susceptible strains to the ongoing epidemic of community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infections.
Orscheln RC, Hunstad DA, Fritz SA, Loughman JA, Mitchell K, Storch EK, Gaudreault M, Sellenriek PL, Armstrong JR, Mardis ER, Storch GA
Clin Infect Dis. 2009 Aug 15; 49(4)536-42. doi: 10.1086/600881.

PMID:
    19589082
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Transmission of Panton-Valentine leukocidin-positive Staphylococcus aureus between patients with cystic fibrosis.
Elizur A, Orscheln RC, Ferkol TW, Dunne WM Jr, Storch GA, Cannon CL
J Pediatr. 2007 Jul; 151(1)90-2.

PMID:
    17586197
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Panton-Valentine Leukocidin-positive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus lung infection in patients with cystic fibrosis.
Elizur A, Orscheln RC, Ferkol TW, Atkinson JJ, Dunne WM Jr, Buller RS, Armstrong JR, Mardis ER, Storch GA, Cannon CL
Chest. 2007 Jun; 131(6)1718-25.

PMID:
    17400676
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Blinded comparison of repetitive-sequence PCR and multilocus sequence typing for genotyping methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from a children's hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.
Liao RS, Storch GA, Buller RS, Orscheln RC, Mardis ER, Armstrong JR, Dunne WM Jr
J Clin Microbiol. 2006 Jun; 44(6)2254-7.

PMID:
    16757633
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intrinsic reduced susceptibility of serotype 6 Streptococcus pyogenes to fluoroquinolone antibiotics.
Orscheln RC, Johnson DR, Olson SM, Presti RM, Martin JM, Kaplan EL, Storch GA
J Infect Dis. 2005 Apr 15; 191(8)1272-9.

PMID:
    15776373
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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