TTUHSC School of Allied Health Sciences
HomeSAHSFaculty & Staff Resources

Lynne Hamilton Ph.D. MT (ASCP)

Assistant Professor

EDUCATION

  • 1983 B.S. Medical Technology- Texas Tech University- Lubbock, TX
  • 1996 M.S. Interdisciplinary Studies- Texas Tech University- Lubbock, TX
  • 2002 Ph.D. Biology- Texas Tech University- Lubbock, TX

RESEARCH

MRSA – methicillin-resistant-Staphylococcus aureus – community-acquired and hospital-acquired strains – expression of resistance genes and comparison of gene expression to the minimal inhibitory concentration for oxacillin

Isolation of non-tuberculous Mycobacterium (NTM) species from salon foot baths used for pedicures – use of organic compounds to control mycobacterial contamination in water and prevent biofilm formation in filtering systems

Isolation of E. coli from urinary tract infections in a university student population; trends in prevalence and in the development of resistance to select antimicrobial agents

PUBLICATIONS

Larsen, H.S. and L. Hamilton.  1989. Non-O1 Vibrio cholerae infection in a semi-arid environment. Clin. Lab. Science. 2:246-247.

Hamilton, L. and H.L. Larsen.  Clinical Microbiology.  2008. In J. Hubbard (ed.), A Concise Review of Clinical Laboratory Science, 2nd ed., Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, MD.

Rice-Spearman, L. and L. Hamilton.  Clinical Parasitology, Mycology, & Virology. 2008. In J. Hubbard (ed.), A Concise Review of Clinical Laboratory Science, 2nd ed., Williams and Wilkins, Baltimore, MD.

ABSTRACTS

Barad, J.H., E.O. Sullivan, I. Nieto, A.Hui, L. Hamilton*, M. Lyte*, and H.C. Lin. Department of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Los Angeles, CA and *Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX. Lactulose breath testing detects small bacterial overgrowth in rats. Digestive Diseases Week in LA, May 20-25, 2006.

©