Thea Brennan-Krohn

Boston Children's Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Thea Brennan-Krohn is a diplomate of the American Board of Medical Microbiology, having completed a CPEP fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). She is an attending in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Boston Children's Hospital and a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of James Kirby at BIDMC, where her research focuses on antimicrobial synergy testing for multidrug-resistant gram-negative pathogens. You can follow her on Twitter at @Thea_BK.

Latest from Thea Brennan-Krohn

Measles Vaccination and Infection: Questions and Misconceptions

  • July 29, 2019
Confusion about the measles vaccine has played a role in declining immunization rates and the current outbreak. Here we answer common questions about measles vaccination.

Diagnosing Measles in the Post-Elimination Era

  • June 3, 2019
Accurate and timely diagnostics are essential to control the current U.S. measles outbreak. We review the best diagnostic tests for measles infection.

Rabies and Roundworm: Raccoon-Associated Infectious Diseases

  • Feb. 25, 2019
Raccoons have a reputation as clever, sneaky pests who love eating garbage, but the rare neurotropic infections they spread are deadly serious.

Combination Antibiotic Testing: When 2 Drugs are Better than 1 (or 2)

  • Sept. 1, 2018
When treating bacterial infections, more is not always better, but there are cases where combination antibacterial therapy has important advantages.

Just Small Adults? Pediatric Considerations in Clinical Microbiology

  • July 23, 2018
There are many unique aspects to neonatal and pediatric clinical microbiology.