Robert R Tanz

  • 2766 Citations
1982 …2019
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Personal profile

Research Interests

I am interested in diagnosis and management of group A streptococcal infections, especially using new molecular diagnostic methods; injury prevention; and medical education. I frequently help residents identify, design, and complete research projects.

Diagnosis and management of group A streptococcal infections, especially using new molecular diagnostic methods; medical education I frequently help residents identify, design, and complete their own scholarly projects.

general pediatrics

Certifications and Licenses


Training Experience

1977Residency, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Children’s Memorial Hospital)

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Chicago Medical School

… → 1976

Research interests

  • Infectious Diseases: Bacteria
  • Injury Prevention
  • Medical Education
  • Pediatrics

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Research Output 1982 2019

Highly Sensitive Molecular Assay for Group A Streptococci Over-identifies Carriers and May Impact Outpatient Antimicrobial Stewardship

Tanz, R. R., Ranniger, E. J., Rippe, J. L., Dietz, R. L., Oktem, C. L., Lowmiller, C. L. & Shulman, S. T., Aug 1 2019, In : The Pediatric infectious disease journal. 38, 8, p. 769-774 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Limit of Detection

Stay the Course: Targeted Evaluation, Accurate Diagnosis, and Treatment of Streptococcal Pharyngitis Prevent Acute Rheumatic Fever

Tanz, R. R., Gewitz, M. H., Kaplan, E. L. & Shulman, S. T., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Pediatrics.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Rheumatic Fever
2 Citations (Scopus)

Caution Needed: Molecular Diagnosis of Pediatric Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis

Tanz, R. R., Zheng, X., Carter, D. M., Steele, M. C. & Shulman, S. T., Aug 17 2018, In : Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. 7, 3, p. e145-e147

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospital Laboratories

Sore Throat

Tanz, R. R., Jan 1 2018, Nelson Pediatric Symptom-Based Diagnosis. Kliegman, R., Lye, P., Toth, H., Bordini, B. & Basel, D. (eds.). Philadelphia: Elsevier Inc, p. 1-14.e2

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)

Differences in SpeB protease activity among group a streptococci associated with superficial, invasive, and autoimmune disease

Ly, A. T., Noto, J. P., Walwyn, O. L., Tanz, R. R., Shulman, S. T., Kabat, W. & Bessen, D. E., May 1 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 5, e0177784.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

autoimmune diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Peptide Hydrolases