Rachel C. Orscheln, M.D.  orscheln_r@wustl.edu

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  • State of Missouri Bright Flight Scholarship1990 - 1994
  • University of Missouri Curators' Scholarship1990 - 1994
  • Honors Certificate for University of Missouri Honors College, Graduated Cum Laude from the University of Missouri- School of Medicine1994
  • Phi Beta Kappa1994
  • American Academy of Pediatrics Outstanding Resident Award2001
  • Best Doctors in St. Louis2015 - 2016
  • Best Doctors in St. Louis2016 - 2017
  • Best Doctors in St. Louis2017 - 2018
  • Washington University Unsung Hero Award2017
  • Lecturer of the Month2018

Recent Publications view all (8)

Publication Co-Authors

  1. Bartonella henselae infection presenting as cervical spine osteomyelitis: case report. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2018;22(2):189-194. PMID:29799351 
  2. Saksenaea vasiformis Orbital Cellulitis in an Immunocompetent Child Treated With Posaconazole. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2018. PMID:29522137 
  3. Daily chlorhexidine bathing to reduce bacteraemia in critically ill children: a multicentre, cluster-randomised, crossover trial. Lancet. 2013;381(9872):1099-106. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61687-0  PMID:23363666 
  4. contribution of genetically restricted, methicillin-susceptible strains to the ongoing epidemic of community-acquired Staphylococcus aureus infections. Clin Infect Dis. 2009;49(4):536-42. doi:10.1086/600881  PMCID:PMC2965061  PMID:19589082 
  5. Transmission of Panton-Valentine leukocidin-positive Staphylococcus aureus between patients with cystic fibrosis. J Pediatr. 2007;151(1):90-2. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2007.04.016  PMID:17586197 
  6. Panton-Valentine Leukocidin-positive methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus lung infection in patients with cystic fibrosis. Chest. 2007;131(6):1718-25. doi:10.1378/chest.06-2756  PMID:17400676 
  7. Blinded comparison of repetitive-sequence PCR and multilocus sequence typing for genotyping methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolates from a children's hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. J Clin Microbiol. 2006;44(6):2254-7. doi:10.1128/JCM.00690-06  PMCID:PMC1489435  PMID:16757633 
  8. Intrinsic reduced susceptibility of serotype 6 Streptococcus pyogenes to fluoroquinolone antibiotics. J Infect Dis. 2005;191(8):1272-9. doi:10.1086/428856  PMID:15776373 
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