Stacy G Beal

Stacy G Beal, M.D.

CLIN ASO PROF

Department: MD-PATHOLOGY-GENERAL
Business Email: stacygbeal@ufl.edu

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2020,2022
BMS6642 The Resp Sys Hlth
2015-2018
DEN6350 General Pathology
2018
BMS6300 Fund Micro and Immuno

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Informatics
    American Board of Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology
    American Board of Pathology
  • Medical Microbiology
    American Board of Pathology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine
Areas of Interest
  • Bacterial gastroenteritis
  • Bone marrow transplant
  • Conjunctivitis or pink eye
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Endocarditis
  • Endophthalmitis
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hepatitis
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Immunodeficiency disorders
  • Interstitial keratitis
  • Meningitis
  • Sepsis
  • Whipple disease

Publications

2021
A case report of primary amebic meningoencephalitis in North Florida.
IDCases. 25 [DOI] 10.1016/j.idcr.2021.e01208. [PMID] 34307045.
2021
A Critical Review on the Use of Race in Understanding Racial Disparities in Preeclampsia.
The journal of applied laboratory medicine. 6(1):247-256 [DOI] 10.1093/jalm/jfaa149. [PMID] 33227139.
2021
Performance of a Semiquantitative Multiplex Bacterial and Viral PCR Panel Compared With Standard Microbiological Laboratory Results: 396 Patients Studied With the BioFire Pneumonia Panel.
Open forum infectious diseases. 8(1) [DOI] 10.1093/ofid/ofaa560. [PMID] 33447631.
2021
Relationship of Multiplex Molecular Pneumonia Panel Results With Hospital Outcomes and Clinical Variables.
Open forum infectious diseases. 8(8) [DOI] 10.1093/ofid/ofab368. [PMID] 34458392.
2021
The Interaction between Hb A1C and Selected Genetic Factors in the African American Population in the USA.
The journal of applied laboratory medicine. 6(1):167-179 [DOI] 10.1093/jalm/jfaa202. [PMID] 33367812.
2021
The Lines That Held Us: Assessing Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in SARS-CoV-2 Testing.
The journal of applied laboratory medicine. 6(5):1143-1154 [DOI] 10.1093/jalm/jfab059. [PMID] 34240171.
2021
When Hemoglobin Reported to Be A, S, and F Are Neither A, S, Nor F: A Tale of Two Patients.
The journal of applied laboratory medicine. 6(2):543-549 [DOI] 10.1093/jalm/jfaa087. [PMID] 32995874.
2020
Clotting factors: Clinical biochemistry and their roles as plasma enzymes.
Advances in clinical chemistry. 94:31-84 [DOI] 10.1016/bs.acc.2019.07.008. [PMID] 31952574.
2020
Comparison of Patient Results on a New High-Sensitivity Troponin I Assay with a Conventional Assay, Focusing on Clinically Relevant Cutpoints.
The journal of applied laboratory medicine. 5(3):597-599 [DOI] 10.1093/jalm/jfaa014. [PMID] 32445354.
2020
Educational Case: Ectopic Pregnancy.
Academic pathology. 7 [DOI] 10.1177/2374289520911184. [PMID] 32232127.
2020
Educational Case: Etiologies, Mechanisms, and Treatment of Stroke.
Academic pathology. 7 [DOI] 10.1177/2374289520901817. [PMID] 32047849.
2020
Educational Case: Hematologic and Immunologic Response to Allergic Rhinitis With Other Causes of Leukocytosis.
Academic pathology. 7 [DOI] 10.1177/2374289520953568. [PMID] 33088908.
2020
Educational Case: Identification of Pulmonary Mycobacteria.
Academic pathology. 7 [DOI] 10.1177/2374289520901827. [PMID] 32110720.
2020
Educational Case: Opportunistic Infections of the Central Nervous System.
Academic pathology. 7 [DOI] 10.1177/2374289520901809. [PMID] 32064307.
2020
Educational Case: Smooth Muscle Tumors of the Uterus.
Academic pathology. 7 [DOI] 10.1177/2374289520932285. [PMID] 32613077.
2020
Impact of a Point-of-care Respiratory PCR Panel in a Pediatric Clinic on Postvisit Communication and Follow-up Visits.
The Pediatric infectious disease journal. 39(9):e282-e283 [DOI] 10.1097/INF.0000000000002782. [PMID] 32502126.
2020
Performance and Impact of a CLIA, Point-of-Care Respiratory PCR Panel in a Pediatric Clinic
Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 39(3):188-191 [DOI] 10.1097/INF.0000000000002544. [PMID] 31929382.
2019
Educational Case: Group B Streptococcus Meningitis.
Academic pathology. 6 [DOI] 10.1177/2374289519892524. [PMID] 31897420.
2019
Evaluating differences in tuberculosis and nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease in Florida.
American journal of infection control. 47(11):1324-1328 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ajic.2019.04.171. [PMID] 31204093.
2019
Hourly Effect of Pretreatment With IV Antibiotics on Blood Culture Positivity Rate in Emergency Department Patients.
Open forum infectious diseases. 6(5) [DOI] 10.1093/ofid/ofz179. [PMID] 31139670.
2018
A Gastrointestinal PCR Panel Improves Clinical Management and Lowers Health Care Costs.
Journal of clinical microbiology. 56(1) [DOI] 10.1128/JCM.01457-17. [PMID] 29093106.
2018
The “3-Day Rule” for Stool Tests May Not Apply When Using PCR Panels.
Journal of clinical microbiology. 56(4) [DOI] 10.1128/JCM.02012-17. [PMID] 29581319.
2018
The role of a best practice alert in the electronic medical record in reducing repetitive lab tests.
ClinicoEconomics and outcomes research : CEOR. 10:611-618 [DOI] 10.2147/CEOR.S167499. [PMID] 30323637.
2017
Pathology Residents Comprise Inspection Team for a CAP Self-Inspection.
Academic pathology. 4 [DOI] 10.1177/2374289517699230. [PMID] 28725788.
2017
Refractory acute respiratory failure due to Pneumocystis jiroveci (PCP) and Cytomegalovirus (CMV) pneumonitis: A case report and review of literature.
IDCases. 10:42-45 [DOI] 10.1016/j.idcr.2017.08.011. [PMID] 28879093.
2017
Removing Cerebrospinal Fluid Antibody Orders from the Test Menu Results in a Dramatic Decrease in Order Volume.
The journal of applied laboratory medicine. 2(1):47-54 [DOI] 10.1373/jalm.2017.023515. [PMID] 33636964.
2017
Semi-quantitative Influenza A population averages from a multiplex respiratory viral panel (RVP): potential for reflecting target sequence changes affecting the assay.
Virology journal. 14(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12985-017-0796-3. [PMID] 28709460.
2016
Sample-to-result molecular infectious disease assays: clinical implications, limitations and potential.
Expert review of molecular diagnostics. 16(3):323-41 [DOI] 10.1586/14737159.2016.1134325. [PMID] 26689497.
2015
Antibiotic utilization improvement with the Nanosphere Verigene Gram-Positive Blood Culture assay.
Proceedings (Baylor University. Medical Center). 28(2):139-43 [PMID] 25829639.
2015
Commentary.
Clinical chemistry. 61(3) [DOI] 10.1373/clinchem.2014.226951. [PMID] 25725049.
2015
Photo Quiz. A 57-Year-Old Mexican Woman With Epigastric Fullness, Weight Loss, and a Liver Mass.
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 61(5):799, 850-1 [DOI] 10.1093/cid/civ207. [PMID] 26261277.
2014
Antibiotic failure in a renal transplant patient with Rhodococcus equi infection: an indication for surgical lobectomy.
Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society. 16(6):1019-23 [DOI] 10.1111/tid.12314. [PMID] 25412764.

Grants

Mar 2021 – Mar 2022
Developing a Virtual Tour of the Microbiology Lab
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: SOC OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES PHARMACISTS
Jan 2020 ACTIVE
Investigation of epidemiological characteristics and outcomes in Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli positive patients
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: BIOFIRE DIAGNOSTICS INC
Sep 2018 – Sep 2020
Correlation of the BioFire FilmArray Pneumonia Panel Bacterial Quantitation with Clinical Measures of Pneumonia and with Quantitative Cultures in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory.
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: BIOFIRE DIAGNOSTICS INC
Dec 2017 – Jan 2020
Impact of a CLIA-waived molecular respiratory panel in a pediatric clinic
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: BIOFIRE DIAGNOSTICS INC
Oct 2017 – Jun 2020
Colorectal Cancer Control Program
Role: Project Manager
Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH via CTRS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
Jul 2016 – Jun 2017
Leading Innovation for Transformation (LIFT) Organized Approaches to Colorectal Cancer Screening FY17
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH via CTRS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
Apr 2016 – Oct 2017
Product evaluation of the FilmArray gastrointestinal panel in a large, tertiary care, adult and pediatric medical center
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: BIOFIRE DIAGNOSTICS INC
Feb 2016 – Jun 2016
Colorectal cancer control program (CRCCP)
Role: Project Manager
Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH via CTRS FOR DISEASE CNTRL CTR FOR ENV HLTH

Education

Fellowship – Medical Microbiology
2013 · UT Southwestern Medical Center
Residency – Pathology
2012 · Baylor University Medical Center
Medical Degree
2009 · University of Florida

Contact Details

Emails:
Business:
stacygbeal@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100275
GAINESVILLE FL 32610