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John Wilson

John W. Wilson, M.D.
Consultant, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine

Current research and projects includes: Tuberculosis and non-tuberculosis mycobacterial infections; Tuberculosis drug pharmacokinetics in HIV co-infected patients; Pneumocystis PCR applications in immunocompromised hosts; Non-tuberculosis mycobacterial soft tissue infections; HIV and Tuberculosis health care in international resourced impoverished areas; Health care availability in Third-world & developing countries; Antimicrobial prophylaxis in patients with acute leukemia; Medical informatics tools to reduce unnecessary antimicrobial usage.

Academic Rank
  • Associate Professor of Medicine

  • Fellow, Infectious Diseases Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  • Internship/Residency, Internal Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  • M.D., Medicine Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • B.S., University of Notre Dame

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Elitza Theel

Elitza S. Theel, Ph.D.
Consultant, Division of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

The research interests of Elitza S. Theel, Ph.D., are in the development of new serologic assays and the evaluation of currently available serologic testing methods to aid in the diagnosis of a variety of bacterial, viral and fungal infectious diseases.

Dr. Theel's research focuses on the development and evaluation of serologic assays for the diagnosis of infections caused by:

  • Borrelia burgdorferi
  • Histoplasma capsulatum
  • Dengue virus
  • Strogyloides stercoralis

Academic Rank
  • Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine And Pathology

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Clinical Microbiology Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • B.S., University of Notre Dame