Richard Buller, Ph.D. D(ABMM)

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Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases
Researcher, Infectious Diseases
Infectious Diseases

phone: (314) 454-6050


  • BS, Michigan Technological University1972
  • MS, Michigan Technological University1974
  • PhD, University of Montana1983


  • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Montana1982 - 1983
  • Visiting Instructor, Western Montana College1982 - 1983
  • Staff Fellow, NIH, NIAID Rocky Mountain Laboratories1984 - 1989
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Washington University School of Medicine1989 - 1991

Licensure and Board Certification

  • 1981 - PresAmerican Academy of Microbiology - Registered Microbiologist
  • 1984 - PresAmerican Academy of Microbiology - Specialist, Public Health and Medical Laboratory Microbiology
  • 1993 - PresAmerican Board of Medical Microbiology (ABMM) - Diplomat: Clinical and Public Health Virology

Selected Publications view all (54)

Publication Co-Authors

Epidemiology, Co-Infections, and Outcomes of Viral Pneumonia in Adults: An Observational Cohort Study. Medicine (Baltimore). 2015;94(50):e2332. doi:10.1097/MD.0000000000002332  PMID:26683973 
Impact of antibacterials on subsequent resistance and clinical outcomes in adult patients with viral pneumonia: an opportunity for stewardship. Crit Care. 2015;19:404. doi:10.1186/s13054-015-1120-5  PMCID:PMC4650137  PMID:26577540 
Does azithromycin modify viral load during severe respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis? J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2015. doi:10.1016/j.jaci.2015.06.011  PMID:26215052 
Development and Evaluation of an Enterovirus D68 Real-Time Reverse Transcriptase PCR Assay. J Clin Microbiol. 2015. doi:10.1128/JCM.00923-15  PMID:26063859 
Genome sequence of enterovirus D68 from St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Emerg Infect Dis. 2015;21(1):184-6. doi:10.3201/eid2101.141605  PMCID:PMC4285240  PMID:25532062 
Multicenter comparison of laboratory performance in cytomegalovirus and Epstein-Barr virus viral load testing using international standards. Clin Transplant. 2014;28(12):1416-23. doi:10.1111/ctr.12473  PMCID:PMC4481866  PMID:25303316 
Molecular detection of respiratory viruses. Clin Lab Med. 2013;33(3):439-60. doi:10.1016/j.cll.2013.03.007  PMID:23931834 
Detection of viruses in young children with fever without an apparent source. Pediatrics. 2012;130(6):e1455-62. doi:10.1542/peds.2012-1391  PMCID:PMC3507256  PMID:23129086 
Rising rates of macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae in the central United States. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012;31(4):409-0. doi:10.1097/INF.0b013e318247f3e0  PMID:22209916 
Comparison of the Eragen Multi-Code Respiratory Virus Panel with conventional viral testing and real-time multiplex PCR assays for detection of respiratory viruses. J Clin Microbiol. 2010;48(7):2387-95. doi:10.1128/JCM.00220-10  PMCID:PMC2897522  PMID:20484608 
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