Departments, Centers, & Programs:
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Pediatric Infectious Disease
275 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114-3108
- MD, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
- Residency, Yale-New Haven Hospital
- Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
- Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
American Board Certifications
- Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
- Pediatric Infectious Diseases, American Board of Pediatrics
- Medical Microbiology, American Board of Pathology
Accepted Insurance Plans
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Research Interests of Virginia M. Pierce, MD
- Development, evaluation, and application of antimicrobial susceptibility testing methods in the clinical microbiology laboratory
- Development, evaluation, and application of new testing strategies in clinical microbiology
- Improvement of existing diagnostic approaches and algorithms in clinical microbiology
Clinical Research Affiliations
- Shenoy ES*, Pierce VM*, Walters MS, et al. Transmission of mobile colistin resistance (mcr-1) by duodenoscope. Clin Infect Dis 2018; Sep 11. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciy683.*contributed equally to this work
- Tamma PD, Pierce VM, Cosgrove SE, et al. Can the ceftriaxone breakpoint be increased without compromising patient outcomes? Open Forum Infect Dis. 2018 Jun 8;5(6):ofy139. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofy139.
- Pierce VM, Simner PJ, Lonsway DR, et al. Modified carbapenem inactivation method for phenotypic detection of carbapenemase production among Enterobacteriaceae. J Clin Microbiol 2017; 55: 2321-33.