Tung Phan, MD, PhD, D(ABMM)
Assistant Professor of Pathology



Dr. Tung Phan is a member and Assistant Director of Clinical Microbiology.







Office Location:
3477 Euler Way, Room 6027
3477 Euler Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Contact Information:
Office Telephone: 412-647-1478
Email: phantg@upmc.edu

Education

  • MD - Hue University, Vietnam, 1999
  • MSc - University of Tokyo, Japan, 2005
  • PhD - University of Tokyo, Japan, 2008
  • D(ABMM), Clinical Microbiology - Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, 2019

Selected Publications

  1. Altan E, Seguin MA, Leutenegger CM, Phan TG, Deng X, Delwart E. Nasal virome of dogs with respiratory infection signs include novel taupapillomaviruses. Virus Genes. 2019 55:191-197. 2.
  2. Fernandes M, Verstraete S, Phan TG, Deng X, Stekol E, LaMere B, Jamboretz K, Lynch S, Heyman M, Delwart E. Enteric virome and bacterial microbiota in children with ulcerative colitis and crohn’s disease. Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. 2019 68:30-36.
  3. Aiemjoy K, Altan E, Aragie S, Fry DM, Phan TG, Deng X, Chanyalew M, Tadesse Z, Callahan EK, Delwart E, Keenan JD. Viral species richness and composition in young children with loose or watery stool in Ethiopia. BMC Infectious Diseases. 2019 14;19(1):53.
  4. Altan E, Aiemjoy K, Phan TG, Deng X, Aragie S, Tadesse Z, Callahan KE, Keenan J, Delwart E. Enteric viromes of Ethiopian children participating in a clean water intervention trial. Plos One. 2018. 16;13(8):e0202054.
  5. Boros Á, Polgár B, Pankovics P, Fenyvesi H, Engelmann P, Phan TG, Delwart E, Reuter G. Multiple divergent picobirnaviruses with functional prokaryotic Shine-Dalgarno ribosome binding sites present in cloacal sample of a diarrheic chicken. Virology. 2018 525:62-72.
  6. Phan TG, Del Valle Mendoza J, Sadeghi M, Altan E, Deng X, Delwart E. Sera of Peruvians with fever of unknown origins include viral nucleic acids from non-vertebrate hosts. Virus Genes. 2018 54:33-40.
  7. Pankovics P, Boros Á, Phan TG, Delwart E, Reuter G. A novel passerivirus (family Picornaviridae) in an outbreak of enteritis with high mortality in estrildid finches (Uraeginthus sp.). Archives of Virology. 2018 163:1063-1071.
  8. Boros Á, Pankovics P, Simmonds P, Kiss T, Phan TG, Delwart E, Reuter G. Genomic analysis of a novel picornavirus from a migratory waterfowl, greater white-fronted goose (Anser albifrons). Archives of Virology. 2018 163:1087-1090.
  9. Phan TG, Leutenegger CM, Chan R, Delwart E. Rotavirus I in feces of a cat with diarrhea. Virus Genes. 2017 53:487-490.
  10. Boros Á, Albert M, Pankovics P, Bíró H, Pesavento PA, Phan TG, Delwart E, Reuter G. Outbreaks of neuroinvasive astrovirus associated with encephalomyelitis, weakness, and paralysis among weaned pigs, Hungary. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 2017 23:1982-1993.
  11. Besch-Williford C, Pesavento P, Hamilton S, Bauer B, Kapusinszky B, Phan T, Delwart E, Livingston R, Cushing S, Watanabe R, Levin S, Berger D, Myles M. A naturally transmitted epitheliotropic polyomavirus pathogenic in immunodeficient rats: characterization, transmission, and preliminary epidemiologic studies. Toxicologic Pathology. 2017 45:593-603
  12. Sadeghi M, Popov V, Guzman H, Phan TG, Vasilakis N, Tesh R, Delwart E. Genomes of viral isolates derived from different mosquitos species. Virus Research. 2017 242:49-57. 4
  13. Sadeghi M, Kapusinszky B, Yugo DM, Phan TG, Deng X, Kanevsky I, Opriessnig T, Woolums AR, Hurley DJ, Meng XJ, Delwart E. Virome of US bovine calf serum. Biologicals. 2017 46:64-67
  14. Pankovics P, Boros Á, Tóth Z, Phan TG, Delwart E, Reuter G. Genetic characterization of a second novel picornavirus from an amphibian host, smooth newt (Lissotriton vulgaris). Archives of Virology. 2017 162:1043-1050.
  15. Altan E, Del Valle Mendoza J, Deng X, Phan TG, Sadeghi M, Delwart EL. Small circular rep-encoding single-stranded DNA genomes in Peruvian diarrhea virome. Genome Announcement. 2017 5(38). pii: e00822-17.
  16. Boros Á, Pankovics P, Mátics R, Adonyi Á, Bolba N, Phan TG, Delwart E, Reuter G. Genome characterization of a novel megrivirus-related avian picornavirus from a carnivorous wild bird, western marsh harrier (Circus aeruginosus). Archives of Virology. 2017 162:2781-2789.
  17. Phan TG, Giannitti F, Rossow S, Marthaler D, Knutson TP, Li L, Deng X, Resende T, Vannucci F, Delwart E. Detection of a novel circovirus PCV3 in pigs with cardiac and multi-systemic inflammation. Virology Journal. 2016 13:184.
  18. Phan TG, Messacar K, Dominguez SR, da Costa AC, Deng X, Delwart E. A new densovirus in cerebrospinal fluid from a case of anti-NMDA-receptor encephalitis. Archives of Virology. 2016 161:3231-3235.
  19. Phan TG, Dreno B, Charlys da Costa A, Li L, Orlandi P, Deng X, Kapusinszky B, Siqueira J, Knol A, Halary F, Dantal J, Alexander AK, Pesavento AP, Delwart E. A new protoparvovirus in human fecal samples and cutaneous T cell lymphomas (mycosis fungoides). Virology. 2016 496:299-305.
  20. Oka T, Lu Z, Phan T, Delwart EL, Saif LJ, Wang Q. Genetic Characterization and classification of human and animal sapoviruses. PLoS One. 2016 11(5):e0156373.
  21. Phan TG, da Costa AC, Del Valle Mendoza J, Bucardo-Rivera F, Nordgren J, O'Ryan M, Deng X, Delwart E. The fecal virome of South and Central American children with diarrhea includes small circular DNA viral genomes of unknown origin. Archives of Virology. 2016 161:959-66.
  22. Hargitai R, Pankovics P, Kertesz AM, Biro H, Boros A, Phan TG, Delwart E, Reuter G. Detection and genetic characterization of a novel parvovirus distantly related to human bufavirus in domestic pigs. Archives of Virology. 2016 161:1033-7.