Concurrent Use of Opioids and Benzodiazepines: Evaluation of Prescription Drug Monitoring by a United States Laboratory
Clinical Testing for Titin and Ryanodine Receptor Autoantibodies in Myasthenia Gravis Patients
   A new study supports assessment of family history and genetic predisposition in addition to established cardiometabolic risk factors.
Geographic Disparities in Access to Syringe Services Programs Among Young People with Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the US
Myasthenia Gravis
Improving the Positive Predictive Value of Noninvasive Prenatal Screening (NIPS)
LDL-C Assessment: A Novel, More Accurate Estimate to Inform Clinical Decision-Making

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Pursuing the Standard of Care in HIV Screening

In recognition of World Aids Day, Dr. Hema Kapoor discusses the importance of early detection and describes the accuracy of assay and guideline recommendations. ASCLS... Read more 

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Alzheimer’s Disease: The Role of Amyloid Beta 42/40 in Risk Assessment

Dr. Clarke discusses new innovations in AD biomarker-assay development and utilization, driven by the use of tandem mass spectrometry in lieu of previously used ELISA... Read more 

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Autoimmune Neurology in the Diagnostic Laboratory

Dr. Naides discusses the role of autoantibodies in autoimmune neurological diseases, describes the methods used to detect autoantibodies in autoimmune neurological diseases and explains the... Read more 

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Prediction of Type 2 Diabetes by Hemoglobin A1c in Two Community-Based Cohorts.

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Devlin, J, McPhaul, MJ

Diabetes Care. 2017 Oct; doi: 10.2337/dc17-0607. [Epub ahead of print]

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Associations of aerobic and strength exercise with clinical laboratory test values.

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Bi, C, Fragala, M, Kaufman, HW, Kroll, MH

PLoS One. 2017 Oct 23;12:e0180840. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180840. eCollection

Specialties: Sports Medicine

Projecting the Supply and Demand for Certified Genetic Counselors: a Workforce Study.

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Hahn, SE

Authors: Hoskovec JM, Bennett RL, Carey ME, DaVanzo JE, Dougherty M, LeRoy BS, O'Neal S, Richardson JG, Wicklund CANassar A, Cohen C, Zhou W, Lynch KA, Barker EA, Vanderbilt BL, Thompson J, Heyman ER, Olson A, Lange H, Siddiqui MT.

J Genet Couns. 2017 Oct doi: 10.1007/s10897-017-0158-8. [Epub ahead of print]

Specialties: Genetics

Detailed Transmission Network Analysis of a Large Opiate-Driven Outbreak of HIV Infection in the United States.

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Kagan, R

Authors: Campbell EM, Jia H, Shankar A, Hanson D, Luo W, Masciotra S, Owen SM, Oster AM, Galang RR, Spiller MW1, Blosser SJ, Chapman E, Roseberry JC, Gentry J, Pontones P, Duwve J, Peyrani P, Whitcomb JM, Peters PJ, Heneine W, Brooks JT, Switzer WMNassar A, Cohen C, Zhou W, Lynch KA, Barker EA, Vanderbilt BL, Thompson J, Heyman ER, Olson A, Lange H, Siddiqui MT.

J Infect Dis. 2017 Oct 5. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jix307. [Epub ahead of print]

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Toxicology/Pain Management

Revised Prevalence Estimate of Possible Hereditary Xerocytosis as Derived from a Large U.S. Laboratory Database.

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Kaufman, HW

Authors: Rivera A, Alper SL, Brugnara CNassar A, Cohen C, Zhou W, Lynch KA, Barker EA, Vanderbilt BL, Thompson J, Heyman ER, Olson A, Lange H, Siddiqui MT.

Am J Hematol. 2017 Oct 3. doi: 10.1002/ajh.24923. [Epub ahead of print]

Specialties: Genetics

Concurrent Use of Opioids and Benzodiazepines: Evaluation of Prescription Drug Monitoring by a United States Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Gudin, J, Kaufman, HW, McClure, FL

Authors: Niles JKNassar A, Cohen C, Zhou W, Lynch KA, Barker EA, Vanderbilt BL, Thompson J, Heyman ER, Olson A, Lange H, Siddiqui MT.

Journal of Addiction Medicine

Specialties: Toxicology/Pain Management

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