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Mimi Precit, PhD

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Assistant Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
mprecit@kumc.edu

Professional Background

Dr. Precit is the Assistant Director of Microbiology and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

Dr. Precit's responsibilities include:

Clinical consultation for microbiology services

Technical guidance and expertise in the field of microbiology to enhance the overall operation and function of the microbiology laboratory

Medical student, resident, and fellow education in subjects including bacteriology, mycobacteriology, mycology, parasitology, and virology

Conduct meaningful translational research in the field of medical microbiology

Education and Training
  • PhD, Microbiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA
  • BS, Biology , University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • BS, Chemistry, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship, Clinical and Public Health Microbiology, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • Post Doctoral Fellowship, Microbiology, Washington State Public Health Laboratories, Antimicrobial Resistance Laboratory Network (ARLN) - Association of Public Health Laboratories, Seattle, WA
Licensure, Accreditations & Certifications
  • Diplomat, American Board of Medical Microbiology, American Board of Medical Microbiology

Publications
  • Long, Dustin., R., Wolter, Daniel., J., Lee, Michael, Precit, Mimi, McLean, Kathryn, Holmes, Elizabeth, Penewit, Kelsi, Waalkes, Adam, Hoffman, Lucas., R., Salipante, Stephen., J.. 2021. Polyclonality, Shared Strains, and Convergent Evolution in Chronic Cystic Fibrosis Staphylococcus aureus Airway Infection. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, 203 (9), 1127-1137
  • Precit, Mimi., R., Yee, Rebecca, Pandey, Utsav, Fahit, Margil, Pool, Cheryl, Naccache, Samia., N., Bard, Jennifer., Dien. 2020. Cerebrospinal Fluid Findings Are Poor Predictors of Appropriate FilmArray Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel Utilization in Pediatric Patients. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 58 (3)
  • Precit, Mimi., R., Kauber, Kelly, Glover, William., A., Weissman, Scott., J., Robinson, Tashina, Tran, Michael, D'Angeli, Marisa. 2020. Statewide surveillance of carbapenemase-producing carbapenem-resistant Escherichia coli and Klebsiella species in Washington state, October 2012-December 2017. INFECTION CONTROL AND HOSPITAL EPIDEMIOLOGY, 41 (6), 716-722
  • Pandey, U, Yee, R, Shen, L, Judkins, A., R, Bootwalla, M, Ryutov, A, Maglinte, D., T, Ostrow, D, Precit, M, Biegel, J., A, Bender, J., M, Gai, X, Dien Bard, J. 2020. High Prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 Genetic Variation and D614G Mutation in Pediatric Patients With COVID-19.. Open forum infectious diseases, 8 (6), ofaa551
  • Wolter, Daniel., J., Onchiri, Frankline., M., Emerson, Julia, Precit, Mimi., R., Lee, Michael, McNamara, Sharon, Nay, Laura, Blackledge, Marcella, Uluer, Ahmet, Orenstein, David., M., Mann, Michelle, Hoover, Wynton, Gibson, Ronald., L., Burns, Jane., L., Hoffman, Lucas., R.. 2019. Prevalence and clinical associations of Staphylococcus aureus small-colony variant respiratory infection in children with cystic fibrosis (SCVSA): a multicentre, observational study. LANCET RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, 7 (12), 1027-1038