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Matthew L. Faron PhD

Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Pathology
Division: Administration

Publications (41)

  • Cepheid Xpert Xpress Flu/RSV evaluation performed by minimally trained non-laboratory operators in a CLIA-waived environment. (Shihabuddin BS, Faron ML, Relich RF, Van Heukelom P, Mayne D, Staat MA, Selvarangan R, Hueschen LA, Wolk DM, House S, Harnett G, McGann K, Steele MT, Romero JR, Arms J, Lander O, Loeffelholz M, Strouts F, Cohen D) Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2022 Jul 10;104(2):115764 PMID: 35917666 PMCID: PMC9271353 08/03/2022    
  • Comparison of Methods for Determining the Antibiotic Susceptibility of Aerococcus Species in a Clinical Setting. (Scholtz SL, Faron ML, Buchan BW, Ledeboer NA) Am J Clin Pathol 2022 05 04;157(5):781-788 PMID: 34893797 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85129998230 12/12/2021    
  • Rapid identification from rectal swabs of the clinically most relevant carbapenemase genes from gram-negative bacteria using the BD MAX Check-Points CPO Assay. (Garc?-a-Fern?!ndez S, Simner PJ, Thomson G, Faron M, Bosboom R, van Griethuijsen A, Garc?-a-Castillo M, Harris R, Ledeboer NA, Cant??n R, Thomson KS) Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2022 Jan;102(1):115554 PMID: 34678712 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85117421272 10/23/2021       1 Citation
  • Multisite Clinical Validation of Isothermal Amplification-Based SARS-CoV-2 Detection Assays Using Different Sampling Strategies. (Desai KT, Alfaro K, Mendoza L, Faron M, Mesich B, Maza M, Dominguez R, Valenzuela A, Acosta CD, Mart?-nez M, Felix JC, Masch R, Smith JS, Gabrilovich S, Wu T, Plump M, Novetsky AP, Einstein MH, Douglas NC, Cremer M, Wentzensen N) Microbiol Spectr 2021 10 31;9(2):e0084621 PMID: 34668736 PMCID: PMC8528118 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85119105510 10/21/2021       1 Citation
  • A Novel Multiplexed Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay for the Detection of IgG Seroreactivity to Cytomegalovirus (CMV) UL144. (Miller H, Simpson P, Forman M, Prigan A, Kehl S, Mesich B, Faron M, Ledeboer N, Arav-Boger R) J Clin Microbiol 2021 07 19;59(8):e0096421 PMID: 34076473 PMCID: PMC8373222 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85112127278 06/03/2021    
  • Evaluation of a High-Definition PCR Assay for the Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in Extracted and Nonextracted Respiratory Specimens Collected in Various Transport Media. (Buchan BW, Gerstbrein D, Cruz A, Hoff J, Sievert E, Ledeboer NA, Faron ML) Am J Clin Pathol 2021 06 17;156(1):24-33 PMID: 33940605 PMCID: PMC8135719 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85108387082 05/04/2021    
  • Feasibility and potential significance of rapid in vitro qualitative phenotypic antimicrobial susceptibility testing of gram-negative bacilli with the ProMax system. (Chen J, Tomasek M, Cruz A, Faron ML, Liu D, Rodgers WH, Gau V) PLoS One 2021;16(3):e0249203 PMID: 33770124 PMCID: PMC7996979 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85103301456 03/27/2021       2 Citations
  • Digital Image Analysis for the Detection of Group B Streptococcus from ChromID Strepto B Medium Using PhenoMatrix Algorithms. (Baker J, Timm K, Faron M, Ledeboer N, Culbreath K) J Clin Microbiol 2020 12 17;59(1) PMID: 33087433 PMCID: PMC7771474 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85098517412 10/23/2020       2 Citations
  • A Rapid SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR Assay for Low Resource Settings. (Arumugam A, Faron ML, Yu P, Markham C, Wu M, Wong S) Diagnostics (Basel) 2020 Sep 24;10(10) PMID: 32987722 PMCID: PMC7598596 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85092248262 09/30/2020       7 Citations
  • Direct detection of intact Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase variants from cell lysates: Identification, characterization and clinical implications (McGee WM, Faron ML, Neil JR, Kronewitter SR, Buchan BW, Ledeboer NA, Stephenson JL) Clinical Mass Spectrometry August 2020;17:12-21 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85089093667 08/01/2020       2 Citations
  • Distribution of SARS-CoV-2 PCR Cycle Threshold Values Provide Practical Insight Into Overall and Target-Specific Sensitivity Among Symptomatic Patients. (Buchan BW, Hoff JS, Gmehlin CG, Perez A, Faron ML, Munoz-Price LS, Ledeboer NA) Am J Clin Pathol 2020 09 08;154(4):479-485 PMID: 32687186 PMCID: PMC7454307 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85091263722 07/21/2020       33 Citations
  • Direct detection of intact Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase variants from cell lysates: Identification, characterization and clinical implications. (McGee WM, Faron ML, Neil JR, Kronewitter SR, Buchan BW, Ledeboer NA, Stephenson JL Jr) Clin Mass Spectrom 2020 Aug;17:12-21 PMID: 34820520 PMCID: PMC8600995 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85089093667 07/18/2020       2 Citations
  • Evaluation of NG-Test Carba 5 for Rapid Phenotypic Detection and Differentiation of Five Common Carbapenemase Families: Results of a Multicenter Clinical Evaluation. (Jenkins S, Ledeboer NA, Westblade LF, Burnham CA, Faron ML, Bergman Y, Yee R, Mesich B, Gerstbrein D, Wallace MA, Robertson A, Fauntleroy KA, Klavins AS, Malherbe R, Hsiung A, Simner PJ) J Clin Microbiol 2020 06 24;58(7) PMID: 32376668 PMCID: PMC7315033 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85086924996 05/08/2020       12 Citations
  • Practical Comparison of the BioFire FilmArray Pneumonia Panel to Routine Diagnostic Methods and Potential Impact on Antimicrobial Stewardship in Adult Hospitalized Patients with Lower Respiratory Tract Infections. (Buchan BW, Windham S, Balada-Llasat JM, Leber A, Harrington A, Relich R, Murphy C, Dien Bard J, Naccache S, Ronen S, Hopp A, Mahmutoglu D, Faron ML, Ledeboer NA, Carroll A, Stone H, Akerele O, Everhart K, Bonwit A, Kwong C, Buckner R, Warren D, Fowler R, Chandrasekaran S, Huse H, Campeau S, Humphries R, Graue C, Huang A) J Clin Microbiol 2020 06 24;58(7) PMID: 32350045 PMCID: PMC7315039 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85086931042 05/01/2020       46 Citations
  • Multicenter Clinical Evaluation of the Revogene Strep A Molecular Assay for Detection of Streptococcus pyogenes from Throat Swab Specimens. (Banerjee D, Michael J, Schmitt B, Salimnia H, Mhaissen N, Goldfarb DM, Lachance P, Faron ML, Aufderheide T, Ledeboer N, Weissfeld A, Selvarangan R) J Clin Microbiol 2020 06 24;58(7) PMID: 32321780 PMCID: PMC7315036 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85086930057 04/24/2020       3 Citations
  • Evaluation of the WASPLab Segregation Software To Automatically Analyze Urine Cultures Using Routine Blood and MacConkey Agars. (Faron ML, Buchan BW, Relich RF, Clark J, Ledeboer NA) J Clin Microbiol 2020 03 25;58(4) PMID: 31941690 PMCID: PMC7098764 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85082542587 01/17/2020       9 Citations
  • How frequently should sink drains be disinfected? (Ramos-Castaneda JA, Faron ML, Hyke J, Bell-Key D, Buchan BW, Nanchal R, Pintar P, Graham MB, Huerta S, Munoz-Price LS) Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2020 03;41(3):358-360 PMID: 31918767 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85077885913 01/11/2020    
  • A Multicenter Study of the Revogene C. difficile System for Detection of the Toxin B Gene from Unformed Stool Specimens. (Mashock MJ, Faron ML, Carroll KC, Dang C, Lewis S, Salimnia H, Lephart P, Loo VG, Schmitt BH, Young S, Buchan BW, Ledeboer NA) J Clin Microbiol 2020 01 28;58(2) PMID: 31776191 PMCID: PMC6989061 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85078685786 11/30/2019    
  • Evaluation of WASPLab Software To Automatically Read chromID CPS Elite Agar for Reporting of Urine Cultures. (Faron ML, Buchan BW, Samra H, Ledeboer NA) J Clin Microbiol 2019 12 23;58(1) PMID: 31694967 PMCID: PMC6935927 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85077223772 11/07/2019       10 Citations
  • Evaluation of a Novel Multiplex High-Definition PCR Assay for Detection of Tick-Borne Pathogens in Whole-Blood Specimens. (Buchan BW, Jobe DA, Mashock M, Gerstbrein D, Faron ML, Ledeboer NA, Callister SM) J Clin Microbiol 2019 11;57(11) PMID: 31484700 PMCID: PMC6812998 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85074119071 09/06/2019       13 Citations
  • Effectiveness of a hydrogen peroxide foam against bleach for the disinfection of sink drains. (Buchan BW, Arvan JA, Graham MB, Tarima S, Faron ML, Nanchal R, Munoz-Price LS) Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2019 06;40(6):724-726 PMID: 30992089 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85065244760 04/18/2019       7 Citations
  • Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry for Use with Positive Blood Cultures: Methodology, Performance, and Optimization. (Faron ML, Buchan BW, Ledeboer NA) J Clin Microbiol 2017 12;55(12):3328-3338 PMID: 28855303 PMCID: PMC5703799 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85036667185 09/01/2017       52 Citations
  • Evaluation of Copan FecalSwab as Specimen Type for Use in Xpert C. difficile Assay. (Mashock MJ, Faron ML, Buchan BW, Ledeboer NA) J Clin Microbiol 2017 10;55(10):3123-3129 PMID: 28794179 PMCID: PMC5625397 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85030127876 08/11/2017       8 Citations
  • Processing Positive Cultures (Faron ML, Ledeboer NA) Dark Art of Blood Cultures 1 August 2017:207-244 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85102228066 08/01/2017    
  • Multicenter Evaluation of the Bruker MALDI Biotyper CA System for the Identification of Clinically Important Bacteria and Yeasts. (Wilson DA, Young S, Timm K, Novak-Weekley S, Marlowe EM, Madisen N, Lillie JL, Ledeboer NA, Smith R, Hyke J, Griego-Fullbright C, Jim P, Granato PA, Faron ML, Cumpio J, Buchan BW, Procop GW) Am J Clin Pathol 2017 Jun 01;147(6):623-631 PMID: 28505220 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85031705467 05/16/2017       16 Citations
  • Multicenter Evaluation of the Portrait Staph ID/R Blood Culture Panel for Rapid Identification of Staphylococci and Detection of the mecA Gene. (Denys GA, Collazo-Velez V, Young S, Daly JA, Couturier MR, Faron ML, Buchan BW, Ledeboer N) J Clin Microbiol 2017 04;55(4):1140-1146 PMID: 28122871 PMCID: PMC5377841 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85016173124 01/27/2017       3 Citations
  • Clinical Evaluation and Cost Analysis of Great Basin Shiga Toxin Direct Molecular Assay for Detection of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli in Diarrheal Stool Specimens. (Faron ML, Ledeboer NA, Connolly J, Granato PA, Alkins BR, Dien Bard J, Daly JA, Young S, Buchan BW) J Clin Microbiol 2017 02;55(2):519-525 PMID: 27927919 PMCID: PMC5277522 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85011977894 12/09/2016       4 Citations
  • Automatic Digital Analysis of Chromogenic Media for Vancomycin-Resistant-Enterococcus Screens Using Copan WASPLab. (Faron ML, Buchan BW, Coon C, Liebregts T, van Bree A, Jansz AR, Soucy G, Korver J, Ledeboer NA) J Clin Microbiol 2016 10;54(10):2464-9 PMID: 27413193 PMCID: PMC5035414 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84991216241 07/15/2016       27 Citations
  • Multicenter Evaluation of Meridian Bioscience HSV 1&2 Molecular Assay for Detection of Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and 2 from Clinical Cutaneous and Mucocutaneous Specimens. (Faron ML, Ledeboer NA, Patel A, Beqa SH, Yen-Lieberman B, Kohn D, Leber AL, Mayne D, Northern WI, Buchan BW) J Clin Microbiol 2016 08;54(8):2008-13 PMID: 27194690 PMCID: PMC4963491 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84979502519 05/20/2016       6 Citations
  • Resistance Mechanisms, Epidemiology, and Approaches to Screening for Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus in the Health Care Setting. (Faron ML, Ledeboer NA, Buchan BW) J Clin Microbiol 2016 10;54(10):2436-47 PMID: 27147728 PMCID: PMC5035425 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84991208719 05/06/2016       107 Citations
  • Verification and validation of matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time of flight mass spectrometry-based protocols (Faron ML, Buchan BW, Ledeboer NA) Molecular Microbiology: Diagnostic Principles and Practice 27 January 2016:784-796 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85102324545 01/27/2016    
  • Automated Scoring of Chromogenic Media for Detection of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus by Use of WASPLab Image Analysis Software. (Faron ML, Buchan BW, Vismara C, Lacchini C, Bielli A, Gesu G, Liebregts T, van Bree A, Jansz A, Soucy G, Korver J, Ledeboer NA) J Clin Microbiol 2016 Mar;54(3):620-4 PMID: 26719443 PMCID: PMC4767952 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84959505663 01/01/2016       37 Citations
  • Multicenter Evaluation of the Xpert Norovirus Assay for Detection of Norovirus Genogroups I and II in Fecal Specimens. (Gonzalez MD, Langley LC, Buchan BW, Faron ML, Maier M, Templeton K, Walker K, Popowitch EB, Miller MB, Rao A, Liebert UG, Ledeboer NA, Vinj?? J, Burnham CA) J Clin Microbiol 2016 Jan;54(1):142-7 PMID: 26560532 PMCID: PMC4702714 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84954319782 11/13/2015       31 Citations
  • Multicenter Evaluation of the Bruker MALDI Biotyper CA System for the Identification of Clinical Aerobic Gram-Negative Bacterial Isolates. (Faron ML, Buchan BW, Hyke J, Madisen N, Lillie JL, Granato PA, Wilson DA, Procop GW, Novak-Weekley S, Marlowe E, Cumpio J, Griego-Fullbright C, Kindig S, Timm K, Young S, Ledeboer NA) PLoS One 2015;10(11):e0141350 PMID: 26529504 PMCID: PMC4631355 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84951851740 11/04/2015       21 Citations
  • Interactions of Francisella tularensis with Alveolar Type II Epithelial Cells and the Murine Respiratory Epithelium. (Faron M, Fletcher JR, Rasmussen JA, Apicella MA, Jones BD) PLoS One 2015;10(5):e0127458 PMID: 26010977 PMCID: PMC4444194 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84960154205 05/27/2015       6 Citations
  • Detection of Group A Streptococcus in Pharyngeal Swab Specimens by Use of the AmpliVue GAS Isothermal Helicase-Dependent Amplification Assay. (Faron ML, Ledeboer NA, Granato P, Daly JA, Pierce K, Pancholi P, Uphoff TS, Buchan BW) J Clin Microbiol 2015 Jul;53(7):2365-7 PMID: 25972419 PMCID: PMC4473221 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84932620912 05/15/2015       9 Citations
  • Multicenter clinical evaluation of the Xpert GBS LB assay for detection of group B Streptococcus in prenatal screening specimens. (Buchan BW, Faron ML, Fuller D, Davis TE, Mayne D, Ledeboer NA) J Clin Microbiol 2015 Feb;53(2):443-8 PMID: 25411176 PMCID: PMC4298547 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84921778191 11/21/2014       27 Citations
  • Uncovering the components of the Francisella tularensis virulence stealth strategy. (Jones BD, Faron M, Rasmussen JA, Fletcher JR) Front Cell Infect Microbiol 2014;4:32 PMID: 24639953 PMCID: PMC3945745 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84898727487 03/19/2014       41 Citations
  • The Francisella tularensis migR, trmE, and cphA genes contribute to F. tularensis pathogenicity island gene regulation and intracellular growth by modulation of the stress alarmone ppGpp. (Faron M, Fletcher JR, Rasmussen JA, Long ME, Allen LA, Jones BD) Infect Immun 2013 Aug;81(8):2800-11 PMID: 23716606 PMCID: PMC3719569 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84880673056 05/30/2013       17 Citations
  • Francisella tularensis live vaccine strain folate metabolism and pseudouridine synthase gene mutants modulate macrophage caspase-1 activation. (Ulland TK, Janowski AM, Buchan BW, Faron M, Cassel SL, Jones BD, Sutterwala FS) Infect Immun 2013 Jan;81(1):201-8 PMID: 23115038 PMCID: PMC3536133 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84871886258 11/02/2012       13 Citations
  • The amnesiac gene is involved in the regulation of thermal nociception in Drosophila melanogaster. (Aldrich BT, Kasuya J, Faron M, Ishimoto H, Kitamoto T) J Neurogenet 2010 Mar;24(1):33-41 PMID: 19995327 PMCID: PMC3032918 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77149137679 12/10/2009       17 Citations
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