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Pathology & Immunology

Houston, Texas

Pathology and Immunology
Pathology & Immunology
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Charles E. Stager, Ph.D.Associate Professor


  • Ph.D., The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in Galveston, Texas

Post-doctoral Training

  • Public Health and Clinical Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 1976

Area of Interest

  • Diplomate by the American Board of Medical Microbiology, 1976
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Diagnostics
  • Rapid methods for detection and identification of microbes

Current Position

  • Director of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Diagnostics, Ben Taub General Hospital and Michael E. DeBakey, Veterans Administration Hospital

Professional Organization Memberships

  • American Society for Microbiology
  • Southwest Association of Clinical Microbiology
  • Houston Society of Clinical Pathologists

Representative Publications

  • Greenberg, B.M., Atmar, R.L., Stager, C.E. and Greenberg, S.B.: Bacteremia in the elderly: predictors of outcome in an urban teaching hospital. Journal of Infection, 2004; 50:288-295
  • Werch, J.B., Mhawech, P., Stager, C.E., Banez, E.I. and Lichtiger, B: Detecting bacteria in platelet concentrates by use of reagent strips. Transfusion, 2002; 42:1027-1031
  • Ramswamy, S.V., Amin, A.G., Goksel, S., Stager, C.E., Shu-Jun Dou, El Sahly, H., Moghazeh, S.L., Kreiswirth, B.N. and Musser, J.M.: Molecular genetic analysis of nucleotide polymorphisms associated with ethambutol resistance in human isolates of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 2000; 44:326-336
  • Garcia-Prats, J.A., Cooper, T.R., Schneider, V.F., Stager, C.E. and Hansen, T.N.: Rapid detection of microorganisms in blood cultures of newborn infants utilizing an automated blood culture system. Pediatrics, 2000; 105:523-527
Charles E. Stager, Ph.D.

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