David Ryan Peaper MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine; Director, Clinical Microbiology Laboratory, YNHH; Director, Virology Reference Laboratory, VACT

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student ResearchLaboratory Medicine: Clinical Microbiology; VA Connecticut Laboratories

Research Interests

Microbiology Diagnostics Mass Spectrometry in Laboratory Medicine Clinical Utility of Diagnostic Testing more...


  • B.A., Depauw University, 1999
  • Ph.D., Yale University School of Medicine, 2007
  • M.D., Yale School of Medicine, 2008

Selected Publications

  • Peaper D and Landry ML. Rapid Diagnosis of Influenza: State of the Art. Clin Lab Med 2014 (in press)
  • Boyce J.M., Lee L., Topal J., Peaper D.R., Balcezak T. (2014). Response to Mold Contamination of Intravenous Magnesium Sulfate Produced by a Compounding Pharmacy. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Feb 3. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.13772. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Peaper D.R.*, Kulkarni M.V.*, Tichy A.N., Jarvis M., Murray T.S., Hodsdon M.E. (2013). Rapid detection of carbapenemase activity through monitoring ertapenem hydrolysis in Enterobacteriaceae with Liquid Chromatography (LC) - tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS). Bioanalysis. 5:147-57.



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