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Kaede Ota Sullivan, MD

Associate Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Kaede Ota Sullivan
Contact Information

Contact Information



About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Clinical microbiology
  • Medical mycology
  • Molecular diagnostics and proteomics

Research Interests

  • Antimicrobial resistance mechanisms
  • Diagnostic approaches to enhancing infection control and antimicrobial stewardship programs
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Sick Kids Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, 2010
  • MSc, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 2010
  • Residency, Medical Microbiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 2009
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, 2007
  • Residency, Pediatrics, McMaster Children's Hospital, Hamilton, Canada, 2005
  • MD, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, 2001
  • BArtSc, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada, 1998


  • Pediatrics
    • Sub-specialty of Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Medical Microbiology
    • Sub-specialty of Medical and Public Health Microbiology
  • Diplomate, American Board of Medical Microbiology


  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Fellow, Canadian College of Microbiology
  • American Society for Microbiology
  • Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America

PubMed Publications

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Additional Publications

Ota, K, Mishra, S, Tan, D, Fisman, DN. Sexually Transmitted Infections (Chapter 10) in Loeb, M, Smaill, F, Smieja, M. (Ed.) Evidence-Based Infectious Diseases, Second Edition. John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, 2009, pp. 136-167. Sullivan, KV, Diekema, DN. Overview of Molecular Diagnostics in Multiple-Drug Resistant Organism

Prevention: Focus on Multiple-Drug Resistant Gram-Negatives (Chapter 17) in: Persing, DH, Tenover, FC, van Belkum, A, Hayden, RT, Ieven, M, Miller, MB, Nolte, FS, Tang, YW. (Ed.) Molecular Microbiology: Diagnostic Principles and Practice, Third Edition. ASM Press, 2016, pp. 197-211.