Shantini Gamage

Shantini Gamage

Volunteer Research Associate Professor

Medical Sciences Building

COM IM Infectious Diseases Division - 0056

Medical Sciences Building
Room 6109
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267

Education

Bachelor's Degree, University of Windsor 1993

Master's Degree, University of Wisconsin-Madison 1997

PhD, University of Cincinnati 2004 (Philosophy)

Fellowship, University of Cincinnati 2006

Master's Degree, The Ohio State University 2006

Research and Practice Interests

Emerging Infectious Diseases / Healthcare Epidemiology / Waterborne Pathogens
 

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Kale, Ramesh R; McGannon, Colleen M; Fuller-Schaefer, Cynthia; Hatch, Duane M; Flagler, Michael J; Gamage, Shantini D; Weiss, Alison A; Iyer, Suri S (2008. ) Differentiation between structurally homologous Shiga 1 and Shiga 2 toxins by using synthetic glycoconjugates.Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English), , 47 (7 ) ,1265-8

Gamage, Shantini D; Patton, Angela K; Strasser, Jane E; Chalk, Claudia L; Weiss, Alison A (2006. ) Commensal bacteria influence Escherichia coli O157:H7 persistence and Shiga toxin production in the mouse intestine.Infection and immunity, , 74 (3 ) ,1977-83

Gamage, Shantini D; Patton, Angela K; Hanson, James F; Weiss, Alison A (2004. ) Diversity and host range of Shiga toxin-encoding phage.Infection and immunity, , 72 (12 ) ,7131-9

Gamage, Shantini D; McGannon, Colleen M; Weiss, Alison A (2004. ) Escherichia coli serogroup O107/O117 lipopolysaccharide binds and neutralizes Shiga toxin 2.Journal of bacteriology, , 186 (16 ) ,5506-12

Gamage, Shantini D; Strasser, Jane E; Chalk, Claudia L; Weiss, Alison A (2003. ) Nonpathogenic Escherichia coli can contribute to the production of Shiga toxin. Infection and immunity, , 71 (6 ) ,3107-15

Gamage SD, Kralovic SM, Roselle, GA. (2015. ) The case for routine environmental testing for Legionella bacteria in healthcare facility water distribution systems - reconciling CDC position and guidance regarding risk .Clinical Infectious Diseases, , pii: ,civ589

Gamage SD, Bischoff ED, Burroughs KD, Lamph WW, Gottardis MM, Walker CL, Fuchs-Young R. (2000. ) Efficacy of LGD1069 (Targretin), a retinoid X receptor selective ligand, for treatment of uterine leiomyoma. .J. Pharmacol. Exp. Therap. , , 295 (2 ) ,677-81

Gamage SD, Luchansky JB, Ingham SC (1998. ) Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis typing of Hafnia alvei contributing to gaseous spoilage of chub-packed ground beef .Letters in Appl. Microbiol. , , 26 ,105-109

Gamage SD, Faith NG, Buege DR, Luchansky JB, Ingham SC (1997. ) Inhibition of microbial growth in chub-packed ground beef by refrigeration and medium-dose (2.2 to 2.4 kGy) irradiation .Intl. J. Food Microbiol, , 37 (2 ) ,175-182

Castellino, Laila M; Gamage, Shantini D; Hoffman, Patti V; Kralovic, Stephen M; Holodniy, Mark; Bernstein, Jack M; Roselle, Gary A (2017. ) Healthcare-associated Legionnaires' disease: Limitations of surveillance definitions and importance of epidemiologic investigation.Journal of infection prevention, , 18 (6 ) ,307-310

Gamage, Shantini D; Ambrose, Meredith; Kralovic, Stephen M; Roselle, Gary A (2016. ) Water Safety and Legionella in Health Care: Priorities, Policy, and Practice.Infectious disease clinics of North America, , 30 (3 ) ,689-712

Gamage, Shantini D; Kralovic, Stephen M; Roselle, Gary A (2015. ) The Case for Routine Environmental Testing for Legionella Bacteria in Healthcare Facility Water Distribution Systems-Reconciling CDC Position and Guidance Regarding Risk.Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, , 61 (9 ) ,1487-8

Book Chapter

Gamage SD, Kralovic SM and Roselle GA (2015 ) Emerging Infectious Diseases: Concepts in Preparing for and Responding to the Next Microbial Threat Disaster Medicine: Comprehensive Principles and Practices, 2nd edition .(pp. Chapter 8).Cambridge University Press, American College of Emergency Physicians,

Gamage SD, Kralovic SM and Roselle GA (2010 ) Emerging Infectious Diseases: Concepts in Preparing for and Responding to the Next Microbial Threat. Disaster Medicine: Comprehensive Principles and Practices .(pp. Chapter 6).Cambridge University Press, American College of Emergency Physicians,

Walsh, T., Sher, BC, Roselle, GA, and Gamage, SD (2009 ) Medical Records Disaster Planning: A Health Information Manager’s Survival Guide American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) .Chicago, IL,

Contact Information

Academic - Medical Sciences Building
Room 6109
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-4704
shantini.gamage@uc.edu