Eleanor Powell

Eleanor Anne Powell , PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Geo

Internal Medicine
Medical Sciences Building Room 6065
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
Phone 513-558-4231
Email eleanor.powell@uc.edu


Bachelor of Science: Xavier University Cincinnati, Ohio, 2011 (Biology and Chemistry)

Doctorate: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio, 2015 (Pathobiology and Molecular Medicine)

Fellowship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York, New York, 2018 (Clinical Microbiology)


American Board of Medical Microbiology (Certification Date: 08-20-2018 )

Clinical Interests



Medical Microbiology


Peer Reviewed Publications

Powell, Eleanor A; Khalil, Nadim; DeBurger, Barbara; Mortensen, Joel E (2020. ) Combined Molecular and Phenotypic Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Is Beneficial in Detection of ESBL and AmpC Beta-Lactamase Producing Isolates of Enterobacteriaceae in Pediatric Patients with Bloodstream Infections.Microbial drug resistance (Larchmont, N.Y.), , 26 (7 ) ,825-830 More Information

Salcedo, David Terrero; Powell, Eleanor A; Smulian, A George; Powers-Fletcher, Margaret V (2020. ) Actual Clinical Practice Related to Contaminated Blood Cultures May Limit the Cost Savings Associated with Interventions To Reduce Contamination Rates.Journal of clinical microbiology, , 58 (4 ) , More Information

Tchou, Michael J; Andersen, Heidi; Robinette, Eric; Mortensen, Joel E; Powell, Eleanor A; Ankrum, Andrea; Washam, Matthew C; Haslam, David B; Courter, Joshua D Accelerating Initiation of Adequate Antimicrobial Therapy Using Real-Time Decision Support and Microarray Testing.Pediatric quality & safety, , 4 (4 ) ,e191 More Information

Forster, Catherine S; Powell, Eleanor A; DeBurger, Barbara; Courter, Joshua; Haslam, David B; Mortensen, Joel E (2019. ) Association of systemic antimicrobials with the expression of beta-lactamases in bacteria cultured from urological patients.Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease, , 94 (4 ) ,391-394 More Information

Khalil, Nadim; Corker, Lisa; Powell, Eleanor A; Mortensen, Joel E (2019. ) Neonatal bacteremia and oligoarthritis caused by Rhodococcus corynebacterioides/Rhodococcus kroppenstedtii.Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease, , 94 (4 ) ,395-397 More Information

Baxter, Cheryl; Ngcapu, Sinaye; Blackard, Jason T; Powell, Eleanor A; Penton, Patricia K; Abdool Karim, Salim S (2019. ) Frequency of Hepatitis B Virus Resistance Mutations in Women Using Tenofovir Gel as Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis.Viruses, , 11 (6 ) , More Information

Romero, Fabian A; Powell, Eleanor A; Babady, N Esther; Kaltsas, Anna; Figueroa, Cesar J; Pulitzer, Melissa; Mehrara, Babak J; Glickman, Michael S; Morjaria, Sejal (2017. ) Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections After Silicone Breast Implant Reconstruction Emphasize a Diversity of Infecting Mycobacteria.Open forum infectious diseases, , 4 (4 ) ,ofx189 More Information

Powell, Eleanor A; Haslam, David; Mortensen, Joel E (2017. ) Performance of the check-points check-MDR CT103XL assay utilizing the CDC/FDA antimicrobial resistance isolate bank.Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease, , 88 (3 ) ,219-221 More Information

DeBurger, Barbara; Hanna, Sarah; Powell, Eleanor A; Ventrola, Cindi; Mortensen, Joel E (2017. ) Utilizing BD MAX™ Enteric Bacterial Panel to Detect Stool Pathogens from Rectal Swabs.BMC clinical pathology, , 17 ,7 More Information

Mortensen, Joel E; DeBurger, Barbara; Powell, Eleanor A; DiFranco-Fisher, Jeanna; Koeth, Laura; Weissman, Scott J (2016. ) Characterisation of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae from the southwestern Ohio, northern Kentucky and southeastern Indiana region.Journal of global antimicrobial resistance, , 7 ,141-144 More Information

Powell, Eleanor A; Mortensen, Joel E (2016. ) Extraction of total nucleic acids from bacterial isolates using the bioMérieux NucliSENS easyMAG total nucleic acid extractor.Annals of clinical microbiology and antimicrobials, , 15 (1 ) ,54 More Information

Harmon, Nicole; Mortensen, Joel E; Robinette, Eric; Powell, Eleanor A (2016. ) Pediatric bacteremia caused by Chromobacterium haemolyticum/Chromobacterium aquaticum.Diagnostic microbiology and infectious disease, , 86 (1 ) ,108-11 More Information

Anderson, Motswedi; Gaseitsiwe, Simani; Moyo, Sikhulile; Thami, Kerapetse P; Mohammed, Terence; Setlhare, Ditiro; Sebunya, Theresa K; Powell, Eleanor A; Makhema, Joseph; Blackard, Jason T; Marlink, Richard; Essex, Max; Musonda, Rosemary M (2016. ) Slow CD4+ T-Cell Recovery in Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Hepatitis B Virus-Coinfected Patients Initiating Truvada-Based Combination Antiretroviral Therapy in Botswana.Open forum infectious diseases, , 3 (3 ) ,ofw140 More Information

Powell, Eleanor A; Boyce, Ceejay L; Gededzha, Maemu P; Selabe, Selokela G; Mphahlele, M Jeffrey; Blackard, Jason T (2016. ) Functional analysis of 'a' determinant mutations associated with occult HBV in HIV-positive South Africans.The Journal of general virology, , 97 (7 ) ,1615-1624 More Information

Powell, Eleanor A; Razeghi, Sanam; Zucker, Stephen; Blackard, Jason T (2016. ) Occult Hepatitis B Virus Infection in a Previously Vaccinated Injection Drug User.Hepatitis monthly, , 16 (2 ) ,e34758 More Information

Anderson, Motswedi; Gaseitsiwe, Simani; Moyo, Sikhulile; Wessels, Matthijs J C; Mohammed, Terence; Sebunya, Theresa K; Powell, Eleanor A; Makhema, Joseph; Blackard, Jason T; Marlink, Richard; Essex, Max; Musonda, Rosemary M (2015. ) Molecular characterisation of hepatitis B virus in HIV-1 subtype C infected patients in Botswana.BMC infectious diseases, , 15 ,335 More Information

Powell, Eleanor A; Gededzha, Maemu P; Rentz, Michael; Rakgole, Nare J; Selabe, Selokela G; Seleise, Tebogo A; Mphahlele, M Jeffrey; Blackard, Jason T (2015. ) Mutations associated with occult hepatitis B in HIV-positive South Africans.Journal of medical virology, , 87 (3 ) ,388-400 More Information

Amponsah-Dacosta, Edina; Lebelo, Ramokone L; Rakgole, J Nare; Selabe, Selokela G; Gededzha, Maemu P; Mayaphi, Simnikiwe H; Powell, Eleanor A; Blackard, Jason T; Mphahlele, M Jeffrey (2015. ) Hepatitis B virus infection in post-vaccination South Africa: occult HBV infection and circulating surface gene variants.Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology, , 63 ,12-7 More Information

Blackard, Jason T; Ma, Gang; Sengupta, Satarupa; Martin, Christina M; Powell, Eleanor A; Shata, M Tarek; Sherman, Kenneth E (2014. ) Evidence of distinct populations of hepatitis C virus in the liver and plasma of patients co-infected with HIV and HCV.Journal of medical virology, , 86 (8 ) ,1332-41 More Information

Kong, Ling; Welge, Jeffrey A; Powell, Eleanor A; Blackard, Jason T (2014. ) HIV infection of hepatocytes results in a modest increase in hepatitis C virus expression in vitro.PloS one, , 9 (2 ) ,e83728 More Information

Powell, Eleanor A; Blecker-Shelly, Deborah; Montgomery, Sandra; Mortensen, Joel E (2013. ) Application of matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization-time of flight mass spectrometry for identification of the fastidious pediatric pathogens Aggregatibacter, Eikenella, Haemophilus, and Kingella.Journal of clinical microbiology, , 51 (11 ) ,3862-4 More Information

Contact Information

Academic - Internal Medicine
Medical Sciences Building Room 6065
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-4231