Publications by Medical Specialty - Infectious Disease

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

Clinical features and laboratory diagnosis of emerging arthropod-transmitted viruses: A Report from the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology Clinical Practice Committee

Authors: Starolis MW, Perez O, Powell EA.
J Clin Virol. 2020 Sep 30;132:104651. doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2020.104651.

Specialties: Infectious Disease

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: COVID-19, 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: COVID-19, 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: COVID-19, 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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Detection of SARS-CoV-2 IgG Targeting Nucleocapsid or Spike Protein by Four High Throughput Immunoassays Authorized for Emergency Use

Authors: Prince HE, Givens TS, Lapé-Nixon M, Clarke NJ, Schwab DA, Batterman HJ, Jones RS, Meyer WA, Kapoor H, Rowland CM, Haji-Sheikhi F, Marlowe EM
J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Aug 18;JCM.01742-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01742-20. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease

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Changes in the Number of US Patients With Newly Identified Cancer Before and During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Authors: Kaufman HW, Chen Z, Niles J, Fesko Y
JAMA Network Open. 2020;3(8):e2017267. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.17267

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease, Oncology

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Performance of the Roche Cobas MTB Assay for the Molecular Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in a High HIV Burden Setting.

Authors: Scott L, David A, Govender L, Furrer J, Rakgokong M, Waja Z, Martinson N, Eisenberg G, Marlowe E, Stevens W.
J Mol Diagn. 2020 Aug 1;S1525-1578(20)30424-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jmoldx.2020.06.018. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Performance of PCR/electrospray ionization-mass spectrometry on whole blood for detection of bloodstream microorganisms in patients with suspected sepsis

Authors: Strålin K, Rothman RE, Özenci V, Barkataki K, Brealey D, Dhiman N, Poling L, Kurz MC, Limaye AP, LoVecchio F, Lowery K, Miller LG, Moran GJ, Overcash JS, Parekh A, Peacock WF, Rivers EP, Sims M, Stubbs AM, Sundqvist M, Ullberg M, Carroll KC.
J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Jul 8;JCM.01860-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01860-19. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Disclaimer: One or more of the authors of this publication were employed at the time by Med Fusion, a subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics.

Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Reduced Hemoglobin A1c Diabetes Monitoring

Authors: Fragala MS, Kaufman HW, Meigs JB, Niles JK, McPhaul MJ
Popul Health Manag. 2020 Jun 30; doi: 10.1089/pop.2020.0134 [Online ahead of print.]

Specialties: COVID-19, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Infectious Disease

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