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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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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Attainment of LDL-C Goals Is Associated with Measures of Patient Engagement with Their Healthcare Providers

Authors: Shiffman D, Louie JZ, Devlin JJ, Knowles JW, McPhaul MJ
Event: AHA 2020: American Heart Association, Scientific Sessions. Virtual [in-person conference canceled], November 13 - 17, 2020

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Digital Diabetes Prevention Program Reduces Medical Costs in the First 2 Years of Implementation in a Workplace Setting

Authors: Birse CE, Iakoubova OA, Arellano AR, Fragala MS, Bare LA, Castro Sweet CM, Lagier RJ
Event: AHA 2020: American Heart Association, Scientific Sessions. Virtual [in-person conference canceled], November 13 - 17, 2020

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Lower indeterminate rates using single lithium-heparin tube blood collection for the QuantiFERON®-TB Gold Plus (QFT®-Plus) test

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Bi , C, Clark, R, Kapoor, H, Kroll, MH, Meyer, W, Salm, A
Authors: Clark RB, Master R, Kapoor H, Kroll MH, Bi C, Salm AE, Meyer WA III
Event: IDWeek 2020. Virtual [in-person conference canceled], October 21 - 25, 2020

Specialties: Infectious Disease

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Increasing odds of resistance for subsequent urinary E. coli isolates

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Kapoor, H, Salm, A
Authors: Frisbie L, Weissman S, Kapoor H, D’Angeli M, Salm A, Rabinowitz P
Event: IDWeek 2020. Virtual [in-person conference canceled], October 21 - 25, 2020

Specialties: Infectious Disease

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Workplace Outreach Program Facilitates Referral into Physician Care and Diagnosis of Chronic Kidney Disease

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Arellano, AR, Bare, L, Barlan, C, Birse, CE, Devlin, J, Fragala, M, Iakoubova, OA, Tong, CH
Authors: Iakoubova OA, Tong CH, Rowland CM, Arellano AR, Bare LA, Fragala MS, Devlin JJ, Birse CE
Event: ASN (American Society of Nephrology) Kidney Week 2020 . Virtual [in-person conference canceled], October 20 - 25, 2020

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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STI Testing Beyond Chlamydia trachomatis & Neisseria gonorrhea: Mycoplasma genitalium & Trichomonas vaginalis Trends Data From a US Commercial Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Kagan, R, Marlowe, M
Event: CDC STD Prevention Conference 2020. Virtual [in-person conference canceled], September 14-24, 2020

Specialties: Infectious Disease

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Individuals with metabolic syndrome and unrecognized sleep apnea can be identified by an employer-sponsored healthcare program and at-home sleep study

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Arellano, AR, Bare, L, Birse, CE, Devlin, J, Fragala, M, Iakoubova, OA, Tong, CH
Authors: Iakoubova OA, Tong C, Arellano A, Bare LA, Fragala MS, Devlin JJ, Birse CE
Event: 2020 Associated Professional Sleep Societies Annual Meeting (SLEEP 2020). Virtual [in-person conference canceled], August 27-30, 2020

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Mycoplasma genitalium Trends among Men and Women in a National Reference Laboratory Database

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Kagan, R, Marlowe, M
Authors: Marlowe E, Kagan R
Event: ASM MIcrobe 2020: American Society for Microbiology. Virtual [in-person conference canceled], June 18 - July 30

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

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