Conference Presentations with Key Summaries

Below is a listing of recent posters and presentations by Quest Diagnostics medical and scientific staff.

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SARS-CoV-2 IgM Detection in Relation To Reactivity In 4 SARS-Cov-2 IgG Assays

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Batterman, HJ, Marlowe, M, Prince, H
Authors: Prince H, Marlowe E, Batterman H
Event: AMLI 2021: 34th Annual Scientific Meeting (The Association of medical Laboratory Immunologists). Austin, TX, August 13-16, 2021

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease

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Cerebrospinal Fluid Aβ42, Total Tau, and Phosphorylated Tau in the Evaluation of Alzheimer’s Dementia: Experience From a Commercial Reference Laboratory

Authors: Batish SD, Haji-Sheikhi F, Kare AR, Datta V, Meservey M, Radcliff J
Event: AAIC 2021: Annual Alzheimer's Association International Conference. Amsterdam, Netherlands, July 26-31, 2021

Specialties: Neurology

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Evaluation of Heparin-induced Thrombocytopenia Before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic at a US National Reference Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Dlott, J, Wong, E, Worfolk, L
Authors: E. Wong, L. Worfolk, L. Noh, W. Wu, M. Sahud, F. Racke, J. Dlott
Event: ISTH 2021 Congress: International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis Virtual Congress. Virtual [in-person conference canceled], July 17, 2021

Specialties: COVID-19, Hematology/Hemostasis/Thrombosis, Infectious Disease

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Frequency of Pathogenic and Likely Pathogenic Variants in Breast and Ovarian Cancer Genes Identified in a 34-Gene Hereditary Multi-Cancer Panel at a Diagnostic Reference Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Buller-Burckle, A, Grupe, A, Karbassi, I, Lacbawan, F, Nakles-Taylor, R, Owen, R, Rosenthal, SH, Smolgovsky, A
Authors: Nakles-Taylor R, Rosenthal SH, Smolgovsky A, Tully DM, Tirch J, Rhodes CH, Martz J, Hodko D, Tsao D, Nery C, Karbassi I, Grupe A, Owen R, Buller-Burckle A, Lacbawan F
Event: BRCA 2021 Symposium: The 8th International Symposium on Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer. Virtual [in-person conference canceled], May 4 - 7, 2021

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

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Detection of Germline and Somatic BRCA Mutations Using a 50-Gene Next-Generation Sequencing Panel

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Catanese, JJ, Lacbawan, F, Ma, C, Nakles-Taylor, R, Owen, R, Racke, FK, Rosenthal, SH
Authors: Rosenthal SH, Ma C, Acab A, Nakles-Taylor R, Van Ness M, Sugganth D, Catanese J, Owen R, Racke F, Lacbawan F
Event: BRCA 2021 Symposium: The 8th International Symposium on Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer. Virtual [in-person conference canceled], May 4 - 7, 2021

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

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HTT CAG Repeat Length Variation in Huntington Disease (HD) Patients: Experience from a US Reference Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Batish, SD, Radcliff , J
Authors: Batish SD, Meservey M, Haji-Sheikhi F, Nedzweckas EM, Wang Z, Datta V, Mullen TE, Radcliff J
Event: AAN 2021: American Academy of Neurology Annual meeting 2021. Virtual [in-person conference canceled], April 17 - 22, 2021

Specialties: Neurology

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Large-Scale Retrospective Analyses of the Effect of Iron Deficiency Anemia on Hemoglobin A1c Levels

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Bi, C, Kroll, MH, Rao, L
Authors: Pratt G, Bi C, Kroll MH, Rao LV
Event: AACC 2020: Annual Scientific Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry. Virtual [in-person conference canceled], December 13 - 17, 2020

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Moving in the fast lane: test design and validation to produce up-to-date hereditary breast and gynecologic cancer tests

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Bhattacharya, A, Cheng, L, Chong, HK, Elzinga, C, Gerasimova, A, Grupe, A, Hodko, D, Lacbawan, F, Nakles-Taylor, R, Nery, C, Owen, R, Rowland, C, Smolgovsky, A, Weltmer, E, Zhang, K
Authors: Angeloni TG, Bhattacharya A, Cheng LL, Chong HK, Conlan KM, Elzinga CD, Gerasimova A, Grover D, Grupe A, Hua M, Hodko D, Kazmierkiewicz K, Nakles RE, Nery CR, Owen R, Root DM, Rowland CM, Smolgovsky A, Weltmer EC, Zhang K, Lacbawan FL
Event: SABCS 2020: San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. Virtual [in-person conference canceled], December 8 - 12, 2020

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology, Women's Health/OB/GYN

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Analytical validation of a SARS-CoV-2 whole genome sequencing method by amplicon-based NGS

Authors: Rosenthal SH, Kagan RH, Gerasimova A, Liu Y, Hua M, Anderson B, Catanese J, Lacbawan F, Owen R
Event: 2020 Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP2020) Annual Meeting & Expo. Virtual [in-person conference canceled], November 16 - 20, 2020

Specialties: COVID-19, Genetics, Infectious Disease

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