Megan Elizabeth Reller

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Research Professor of Global Health
Campus mail 178 Hanes Hse, Box 102359, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 684-6996
Email address megan.reller@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Adult and Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship, Medicine And Pediatrics, Massachusetts General Hospital, 2002 - 2004
  • Research Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Emory University, 2000 - 2002
  • Resident, Medicine And Pediatrics, University of Rochester, 1996 - 2000
  • M.D.C.M., McGill University (Canada), 1996

Publications

Chikeka, I, Matute, AJ, Dumler, JS, Woods, CW, Mayorga, O, and Reller, ME. "Use of Peptide-Based Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay followed by Immunofluorescence Assay To Document Ehrlichia chaffeensis as a Cause of Febrile Illness in Nicaragua." Journal of Clinical Microbiology 54, no. 6 (June 2016): 1581-1585.

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27053675
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Shakoor, S, Reller, ME, LeFevre, A, Hotwani, A, Qureshi, SM, Yousuf, F, Islam, MS, Connor, N, Rafiqullah, I, Mir, F, Arif, S, Soofi, S, Bartlett, LA, Saha, S, and ANISA-Postpartum Sepsis Study Group, . "Diagnostic methods to determine microbiology of postpartum endometritis in South Asia: laboratory methods protocol used in the Postpartum Sepsis Study: a prospective cohort study." Reproductive Health 13 (February 25, 2016): 15-null.

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26916013
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Bartlett, LA, LeFevre, AE, Mir, F, Soofi, S, Arif, S, Mitra, DK, Quaiyum, MA, Shakoor, S, Islam, MS, Connor, NE, Winch, PJ, Reller, ME, Shah, R, El Arifeen, S, Baqui, AH, Bhutta, ZA, Zaidi, A, Saha, S, Ahmed, SA, and ANISA-Postpartum Sepsis Study Group, . "The development and evaluation of a community-based clinical diagnosis tool and treatment regimen for postpartum sepsis in Bangladesh and Pakistan." Reproductive Health 13 (February 25, 2016): 16-null.

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26916141
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Tillekeratne, LG, Bodinayake, CK, Nagahawatte, A, Vidanagama, D, Devasiri, V, Arachchi, WK, Kurukulasooriya, R, De Silva, AD, Østbye, T, Reller, ME, and Woods, CW. "Use of Rapid Influenza Testing to Reduce Antibiotic Prescriptions Among Outpatients with Influenza-Like Illness in Southern Sri Lanka." The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 93, no. 5 (November 2015): 1031-1037.

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26283748
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Tillekeratne, LG, Bodinayake, CK, Nagahawatte, A, Vidanagama, D, Devasiri, V, Arachchi, WK, Kurukulasooriya, R, De Silva, AD, Østybe, T, Reller, ME, and Woods, CW. "An under-recognized influenza epidemic identified by rapid influenza testing, southern Sri Lanka, 2013." The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 92, no. 5 (May 2015): 1023-1029.

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25732679
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Burbulis, IE, Yamaguchi, K, Nikolskaia, OV, Prigge, ST, Magez, S, Bisser, S, Reller, ME, and Grab, DJ. "Detection of pathogen-specific antibodies by loop-mediated isothermal amplification." Clinical and Vaccine Immunology : Cvi 22, no. 4 (April 2015): 374-380.

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25651920
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Reller, ME, Wunder, EA, Miles, JJ, Flom, JE, Mayorga, O, Woods, CW, Ko, AI, Dumler, JS, and Matute, AJ. "Unsuspected leptospirosis is a cause of acute febrile illness in Nicaragua." Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases 8, no. 7 (July 24, 2014): e2941-null.

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25058149
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Sadreameli, SC, Reller, ME, Bundy, DG, Casella, JF, and Strouse, JJ. "Respiratory syncytial virus and seasonal influenza cause similar illnesses in children with sickle cell disease." Pediatric blood & cancer 61, no. 5 (May 2014): 875-878.

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24481883
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Reller, ME, Chen, WH, Dalton, J, Lichay, MA, and Dumler, JS. "Multiplex 5' nuclease quantitative real-time PCR for clinical diagnosis of malaria and species-level identification and epidemiologic evaluation of malaria-causing parasites, including Plasmodium knowlesi." Journal of Clinical Microbiology 51, no. 9 (September 2013): 2931-2938.

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23804387
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Reller, ME, Akoroda, U, Nagahawatte, A, Devasiri, V, Kodikaarachchi, W, Strouse, JJ, Chua, R, Hou, Y, Chow, A, Sessions, OM, Østbye, T, Gubler, DJ, Woods, CW, and Bodinayake, C. "Chikungunya as a cause of acute febrile illness in southern Sri Lanka." Plos One 8, no. 12 (January 2013): e82259-null.

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24312651
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