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John Quale, MD

Professor of Medicine

Tel: (718) 270-2148 • Fax: (718) 270-2465


Mailing Address:
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
450 Clarkson Ave
Box 77 Division of Infectious Diseases
Brooklyn, NY 11203

Research Interests:

Epidemiology and Mechanisms of Antimicrobial Resistance

Current projects:

Examining the mechanisms of resistance in multi-drug resistant Gram negative pathogens

Education and Training:
  • MD: SUNY Downstate
  • Residency and Fellowship at SUNY Downstate
Why I enjoy working at SUNY Downstate:

Friendly people and endless interesting cases. And the fellows always keep things interesting.

  • Landman D, Salamera J, Singh M, Quale J. Accuracy of Carbapenem Non-Susceptibility for Identification of KPC-Possessing Enterobacteriaceae Using the Revised CLSI Breakpoints. J Clin Microbiol. 2011 Aug 31. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Landman D, Urban C, Bäcker M, Kelly P, Shah N, Babu E, Bratu S, Quale J. Susceptibility profiles, molecular epidemiology, and detection of KPC-producing Escherichia coli isolates from the New York City vicinity. J Clin Microbiol. 2010 Dec;48(12):4604-7.