Areas of Expertise
Clinical and Public Health Microbiology
1990 - Doctor of Philosophy. Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia.
1985 - Bachelor of Science, cum laude. Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia.
Clinical Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Florida College of Medicine
Publications & Presentations
McCarter YS. Infectious Disease Outbreaks on Cruise Ships. 2009. Clin Microbiol Newsletter 31:161-168.
Mannepalli S, L Mitchell-Samon, N Guzman, M Relan, and YS McCarter. 2010. Mycobacterium tuberculosis osteomyelitis of the proximal femur in a patient with HIV/AIDS: A clinical reminder. Cases Journal 3:67-70.
Qureshi I, AJ Kerwin, YS McCarter and JT Tepas. 2010. Mixed flora: Indication for therapy or early warning sign? American Surgeon 76: 846-849.
Palnitkar R and YS McCarter. 2011. New algorithms for the laboratory diagnosis of Clostridium difficile. American Society for Clinical Pathology LabQ Clinical Laboratory No. 1 2011, American Society for Clinical Pathology Press, Chicago, IL, pp.1-9.
Qureshi, I, A Kerwin, YS McCarter, and JJ Tepas. 2011. Risk stratification for the development of a subsequent pneumonia after a nondiagnostic bronchoalveolar lavage. Surgery 150: 703-710.
Kubik MJ and YS McCarter. 2012. Laboratory Diagnosis of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli. American Society for Clinical Pathology LabQ Clinical Laboratory No. 14 2012, American Society for Clinical Pathology Press, Chicago, IL, pp.103-110.
Kubik MJ and YS McCarter. 2012. Controversies in the Diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infections. Clin Microbiol Newsletter 34:185-191.