Publications with Key Summaries

These publications were authored or co-authored by Quest Diagnostics staff.

Shorter Drug Testing Intervals Are Associated With Improved Drug Misuse Rates

Authors: Gudin J, Mehta N, McClure FL, Niles JK, Kaufman HW
J Opioid Manag. 2020;16:357-373. doi:10.5055/jom.2020.0591

Specialties: Toxicology/Pain Management

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Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2-Specific IgG Antibodies Among Adults Living in Connecticut: Post-Infection Prevalence (PIP) Study

Authors: Mahajan S, Srinivasan R, Redlich CA, Huston SK, Anastasio KM, Cashman L, Massey DS, Dugan A, Witters D, Marlar J, Li SX, Lin Z, Hodge D, Chattopadhyay M, Adams MD, Lee C, Rao LV, Stewart C, Kuppusamy K, Ko AI, Krumholz HM.
Am J Med. 2020 Oct 29;S0002-9343(20)30909-8. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2020.09.024. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: Infectious Disease

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Concordance of Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Behaviors in a Multiethnic US Nationwide Cohort of Married Couples and Domestic Partners

Authors: Shiffman D, Louie JZ, Devlin JJ, Rowland CM, Mora S
JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Oct 1;3(10):e2022119. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.22119.

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Association of ABO/Rh with SARS-CoV-2 positivity: The role of race and ethnicity in a female cohort

Authors: Niles JK, Karnes HE, Dlott JS, Kaufman HW.
Am J Hematol. 2020 Oct 16. doi: 10.1002/ajh.26019. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: Hematology/Hemostasis/Thrombosis, Infectious Disease, Oncology

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Impact of a Digital Diabetes Prevention Program on Risk factors for Chronic Disease in a Workforce Cohort

Authors: Birse CE, Shiffman D, Satish A, Fragala MS, Arellano AR, Sweet CMC, Lagier RJ.
J Occup Environ Med. 2020 Oct 13. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000002044. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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The Opioid Epidemic Within the COVID-19 Pandemic: Drug Testing in 2020

Authors: Niles JK, Gudin J, Radcliff J, Kaufman HW
Popul Health Manag. 2020 Oct 8. doi: 10.1089/pop.2020.0230. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Toxicology/Pain Management

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Pooling of Upper Respiratory Specimens Using a SARS-CoV-2 Real Time RT-PCR Assay Authorized for Emergency Use in Low Prevalence Populations for High-Throughput Testing

Authors: Borillo GA, Kagan RM, Baumann RE, Fainstein BM, Umaru L, Li H-R, Kaufman HW, Clarke NJ, Marlowe EM
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2020 Sep 29. doi: org/10.1093/ofid/ofaa466

Specialties: Infectious Disease

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Disparities in SARS-CoV-2 Positivity Rates: Associations with Race and Ethnicity

Authors: Kaufman HW, Niles JK, Nash DB
Popul Health Manag. 2020 Sep 23. doi: 10.1089/pop.2020.0163. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: Infectious Disease

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SARS-CoV-2 positivity rates associated with circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels

Authors: Kaufman HW, Niles JK, Kroll MH, Bi C, Holick MF
PLoS One. 2020 Sep 17;15(9):e0239252. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0239252. eCollection 2020.

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Infectious Disease

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Chlamydia and Gonorrhea: Shifting Age-Based Positivity Among Young Females, 2010-2017

Authors: Kaufman HW, Gift TL, Kreisel K, Niles JK, Alagia DP.
Am J Prev Med. 2020 Aug 20;S0749-3797(20)30271-3. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2020.05.023. [Online ahead of print.]

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Women's Health/OB/GYN

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