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Department of Internal Medicine

Infectious Diseases

Photo of  Shantini Gamage, PhD, MPH

Shantini Gamage, PhD, MPH

Volunteer Associate Professor of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Bachelor's Degree: University of Windsor
  • Master's Degree: University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • PhD: University of Cincinnati
  • Fellowship: University of Cincinnati
  • Master's Degree: The Ohio State University

Contact Information
  • Medical Sciences Building
  • Room 6109
  • 231 Albert Sabin Way
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Office 513-558-4704
  • Email shantini.gamage@uc.edu

Peer Reviewed Publications

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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 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, 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

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; 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; 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; 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, 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