Kyle G. Rodino, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Contact Information4 Gates Building
3400 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA, 19104

Specialty Division

Laboratory Medicine


BS (Clinical Laboratory Science), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2009
PhD (Microbiology and Immunology), Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, 2018

Specialty Certification

American Society of Clinical Pathology, Medical Laboratory Science, 2009
Mayo Clinic Quality Fellow, Mayo Clinic Quality Academy, 2018

Postgraduate Training

Fellow, Clinical Microbiology , Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education, 2018-2020

Awards and Honors

Undergraduate Travel Grant,
American Society for Microbiology, 2008
Student Travel Grant,
Mid-Atlantic Microbial Pathogenesis Meeting, 2015
Mary P. Coleman Award,
Extraordinary Achievement in Graduate Research,
Department of Microbiology and Immunology,
Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, 2016
Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society
Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, 2017
Outstanding Abstract and Travel Award,
European Society for Coxiella, Chlamydia, Anaplasma,
and Rickettsia – American Society for Rickettsiology, Joint Meeting, 2017

Memberships and Professional Organizations

American Society for Microbiology, 2008 - Present
American Society for Rickettsiology, 2014 - 2018

Web Links

Selected Publications

Retrospective Review of Clinical Utility of Shotgun Metagenomic Sequencing Testing of Cerebrospinal Fluid at a U.S. Tertiary Care Medical Center

Rodino, K. G., Toledano, M., Norgan, A. P., Pritt, B. S., Binnicker, M. J., Yao, J. D., Aksamit, A. J., Patel, R., J Clin Microbiol, 2020

Evaluation of Saline, Phosphate-Buffered Saline, and Minimum Essential Medium as Potential Alternatives to Viral Transport Media for SARS-CoV-2 Testing

Rodino, K. G., Espy, M. J., Buckwalter, S. P., Walchak, R. C., Germer, J. J., Fernholz, E., Boerger, A., Schuetz, A. N., Yao, J. D., Binnicker, M. J., J Clin Microbiol 58(6): , 2020

Tick-Borne Diseases in the United States

Rodino, K. G., Theel, E. S., Pritt, B. S., Clin Chem 66(4): 537-548, 2020

Clostridium paraputrificum septic arthritis and osteomyelitis of shoulder: A case report and review of literature

Vijayvargiya, P., Garrigos, Z. E., Rodino, K. G., Razonable, R. R., Abu Saleh, O. M., Anaerobe 62(): 102105, 2020

Point-Counterpoint: Should We Be Performing Metagenomic Next-Generation Sequencing for Infectious Disease Diagnosis in the Clinical Laboratory?

Miller, S., Chiu, C., Rodino, K. G., Miller, M. B., J Clin Microbiol 58(3): , 2020

The Brief Case: Rat Bite Fever from a Kiss

Rodino KG*, Miller NE*, Pethan KD, DeSimone DC, Schuetz AN, Journal of Clinical Microbiology 58(1): pii: e00677-19, 2019

Closing the Brief Case: Rat Bite Fever from a Kiss

Rodino, K. G., Miller, N. E., Pethan, K. D., DeSimone, D. C., Schuetz, A. N., J Clin Microbiol 58(1): , 2019

The Brief Case: Bartonella henselae endocarditis- A case of delayed diagnosis.

Rodino KG*, Stone E*, Abu Saleh O, Theel ES, Journal of Clinical Microbiology 57(9): pii: e00114-19, 2019

Closing the Brief Case: Bartonella henselae Endocarditis-a Case of Delayed Diagnosis

Rodino, K. G., Stone, E., Abu Saleh, O., Theel, E. S., J Clin Microbiol 57(9): , 2019

Rickettsioses in the United States

Rodino KG, Clinical Microbiology Newsletter 41(13): 113-119, 2019