Nancy L. Wengenack, Ph.D.

  1. Microbiologist


  1. Rochester, Minnesota



Dr. Wengenack is a clinical microbiologist with interests in mycobacteriology and mycology. Her clinical laboratory performs testing ordered by physicians including phenotypic and rapid molecular diagnostics for Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex, nontuberculous mycobacteria, yeasts and filamentous fungi. Antimycobacterial and antifungal drug susceptibility testing is also performed.

  • Mycobacterial and fungal diagnostics
  1. 2002
    Post-doctoral Fellowship - Clinical MicrobiologyMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2000
    PhDBiochemistry Program, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Programs, Mayo Graduate School, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine


  1. 2006
    Medical MicrobiologyAmerican Board of Medical Microbiology

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    FellowAmerican Academy for Microbiology
  2. 2012
    FellowInfectious Diseases Society of America

Professional memberships

  1. 2020 - present
    ChairClinical and Laboratory Standards Institute, Mycobacteria AST Working Group


Research activities

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