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Uzoamaka A. Eke, MBBS

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:



725 W. Lombard Street, Baltimore.

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Education and Training

  • Medical School: Nnamid Azikiwe University College of Medicine. M.B.B.S. 2005.
  • Residency: University Hospital  of Brooklyn at Long Iscland College Hospital. 2010.
  • Fellowship: University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington. 2012.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Medical Education, Antimicrobial Stewardship, MRSA infections and Endocarditis, HIV/AIDS and Aging, HIV and HCV co-infection.

Highlighted Publications

EKE, U. A., FAIRFAX, M. R., MITCHELL, R., TAYLOR, M. & SALIMNIA, H. 2021. Staphylococcus pettenkoferi-positive Blood cultures in Hospitalized Patients in a Multi-site Tertiary Center. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 99, 115284.

Eke UA, Eke AC. Personal protective equipment in the siege of respiratory viral pandemics: strides made and next steps. Expert Rev Respir Med. 2020 Dec 24:1-12. doi: 10.1080/17476348.2021.1865812. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33322947.

Eke AC, Eleje GU, Eke UA, Xia Y, Liu J. Hepatitis B immunoglobulin during pregnancy for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis B virus. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2017 Feb 11;2(2):CD008545. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD008545.pub2. PMID: 28188612; PMCID: PMC6464495.

Vasireddy R, Vasireddy S, Brown-Elliott BA, Wengenack NL, Eke UA, Benwill JL, Turenne C, Wallace RJ Jr. Mycobacterium arupense, Mycobacterium heraklionense, and a Newly Proposed Species, "Mycobacterium virginiense" sp. nov., but Not Mycobacterium nonchromogenicum, as Species of the Mycobacterium terrae Complex Causing Tenosynovitis and Osteomyelitis. J Clin Microbiol. 2016 May;54(5):1340-51. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00198-16. Epub 2016 Mar 9. Erratum in: J Clin Microbiol. 2017 Mar;55(3):985. PMID: 26962085; PMCID: PMC4844723.

Eke UA, Conte H, Anderson P, Lyons RW. Invasive Salmonellosis by the Very Rare Salmonella choleraesuis in a Returning Traveler on a Tumor Necrosis Factor- α Inhibitor. Case Rep Med. 2014;2014:934657. doi: 10.1155/2014/934657. Epub 2014 Feb 23. PMID: 24715927; PMCID: PMC3970466.

Eke AC, Eke UA, Okafor CI, Ezebialu IU, Ogbuagu C. Prevalence, correlates and pattern of hepatitis B surface antigen in a low resource setting. Virol J. 2011 Jan 12;8:12. doi: 10.1186/1743-422X-8-12. PMID: 21226907; PMCID: PMC3027130.

Research Interests

  • Streamlining OPAT for complicated IDU related infections.
  • Staphylococci nosocomial infections and Endocarditis
  • Determinants of Aging in HIV/AIDS
  • HIV and HCV co-infection.