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Carmen Kletecka, MD

Assistant Professor

mfrias@lsuhsc.edu

Carmen.Kletecka@va.gov

 

Degrees

MD    University of New Mexico School of Medicine, 2006

Bio

Board Certifications and Licensure:

     Anatomic Pathology 2010

     Clinical Pathology 2010

     Molecular Genetic Pathology 2011

     Louisiana State License 2012-2017

 

Training:

Fellowships:

     Molecular Genetic Pathology  2011

     Surgical Pathology  2012

           University of New Mexico Hospital

           Albuquerque, NM

           TriCore Reference Laboratories

 

Residency:

      Anatomic and Clinical Pathology  2010

           University Hospitals Case Medical

           Center Cleveland, OH

           Case Western Reserve University

 

Clinical Interests

Molecular Genetic Pathology

Selected Publications

Frias-Kletecka MC , Vasef MA. Polycythemia Vera. In: Diagnostic Pathology: Blood and Bone Marrow, 2 nd edition. Foucar K, Amirsys and Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Salt Lake City, 2016. 

Frias-Kletecka MC . Pathology of Osteoarthritis. In: Frontiers in Arthritis- A Holistic View. Anand A, Being published by Bentham Science Publishers, UK., 2016. 

Frias-Kletecka MC , Vasef MA. Polycythemia Vera. In: Diagnostic Pathology: Blood and Bone Marrow. Foucar K, Amirsys and Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Salt Lake City, 2011. 

Porterfield H, Favaloro S, Frias-Kletecka MC, McGowin C. Comparative Performance Assessment of Three Trichomonas vaginalis Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests Using the User Defined Workflow Software (UDF) on the cobas 4800 System. J Mol Diagn 2015; 17(6), 860–875. 

Porterfield H, Favaloro S, Frias-Kletecka MC, McGowin C. Development and validation of a Trichomonas vaginalis NAAT using the user defined workflow software (UDF) for the cobas 4800 system. J Mol Diagn 2014; 16(6), 699–789.

Frias-Kletecka MC, Gale J, Vasef MA. Prevalence of microsatellite instability and MLH1 promoter methylation status among Hispanic and Caucasian patients with colorectal cancer in New Mexico. J Mol Diagn 2011; 13(6), 707–795.

Frias-Kletecka MC, Gale J, Vasef MA. Pyrosequencing is a highly sensitive technique for detection of point mutations in the in exon 17 ofKIT gene involved in gastrointestinal tumors, melanoma, AML and mastocytosis.. J Mol Diagn 2011; 13(6), 707–795.

Frias-Kletecka MC, Gale J, Vasef MA. Validation of KIT assay in New Mexico Cancer Center patients. J Mol Diagn 2011; 13(6), 707–795.

Morrell NT, Beck NL, Clericuzio C, Frias-Kletecka C , Szalay E A. Tumor-Induced Rickets Presenting in an Adolescent. JBJS Case Connector 2014; (3), e79

Hummel JM, Kletecka MC , Sanks JK, Chiselite MD, Roulston D, Smith LB, Czuchlewski DR, Elenitoba-Johnson KS, Lim MS. Concomitant BCR-ABL1 Translocation and JAK2 V617F Mutation in Three Patients with Myeloproliferative Neoplasms. Diagn Mol Pathol. 2012 Sep;21(3):176-83

Nikfarjam M, Frias-Kletecka C , Hardacre J. Education and imaging. Gastrointestinal: Duodenal tumour and cutaneous skin lesions..J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2012;27:414

Frias-Kletecka MC , Maclennan GT. Benign soft tissue tumors of the testis. J Urol . 2009; 182:312-313

Frias-Kletecka MC , Maclennan GT. Mesothelioma of the tunica vaginalis . J Urol. 2007; 148:1489.

Helitzer D, Warner T, Pratt-Chavez H, Frias-Kletecka, MC . Development and Validation of the Comprehensive Resiliency Questionnaire and the Adverse Childhood Events-Short Form.: 71 J Investig Med. 2006;54:S91-S92

Affiliated Hospitals & Clinics

Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System