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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Antibiotic Resistance Patterns of Clinical Escherichia coli Urinary Isolates by Outpatient Practice Type

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Kapoor, H, Salm, A
Authors: Frisbie L, Weissman S, Kapoor H, D’Angeli, M, Salm A, Rabinowitz P
Event: IDWeek 2019. Washington, DC, Octboer 2-6, 2019

Specialties: Infectious Disease

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Shorter Drug Testing Intervals are Associated with Improved Drug Misuse Rates

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Gudin, J, Kaufman, HW, McClure, FL, Niles, JK
Authors: Gudin J, Mehta N, McClure FL, Niles JK, W Kaufman HW
Event: PAINWeek 2019. Las Vegas, NV, September 3, 2019

Specialties: Toxicology/Pain Management

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Plasma β-Amyloid 1-42/1-40 Ratio Provides Insight into the Presence of Alzheimer’s Disease

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Clarke, NJ, Ginns, EI, Lagier, R, Morneau, KR, Neusch, T, Qeleshi, A, Rowland, C
Authors: Morneau KR, Sansoucy BG, Lagier RJ, Rowland CM, Neusch T, Qeleshi A, Ginns EI, Clarke NJ
Event: AAIC 2019: Annual Alzheimer's Association International Conference. Los Angeles, CA, July 14-18, 2019

Specialties: Neurology

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Digital Behavioral Counseling in a Workforce Setting Reduces 8-year Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Birse, CE, Fragala, M, Lagier, R
Authors: Charles E Birse, Maren S Fragala, Anita Satish, Kelsey McNamara, Cynthia M Castro Sweet, Robert J Lagier
Event: 2019 ADA: American Diabetes Association 79th Scientific Sessions. San Francisco, CA, June 7-11, 2019

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Early Results from the BRCA Founder Outreach (BFOR) Study: Population Genetic Screening Using a Medical Model

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Fesko, Y
Authors: Morgan K, Gabriel C, Symecko H, Lester J, Levin J, Kamara D, Spielman K, Jenkins C, Hamilton JG, Y Fesko YA, Heitler J, Block J, Pace L, Robson ME, Nathanson K, Tung NM, Domchek S, Karlan B, Garber JE, Offit K
Event: ASCO 2019: Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Chicago, IL, May 31-June 4, 2019

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

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Analytical validation of a 47-gene NGS panel for molecular profiling of myeloid neoplasms

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Catanese, J, Chen, R, Chong, HK, Elzinga, C, Gerasimova, A, Grupe, A, Lacbawan, F, Li, H, Nguyen, Q, Owen, R, Qu, K, Racke, FK, Rosenthal, SH, Smolgovsky, A, Wolfson, D
Authors: Rosenthal SH, Gerasimova A, Li H-R, Qu K, Acab AJ, Chong HK, Zhang X, Nguyen Q, Smolgovsky A, Wolfson D, Chen R, Grupe A, Elzinga C, Owen R, Catanese J, Racke F, and Lacbawan F
Event: ASCO 2019: Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Chicago, IL, May 31-June 4, 2019

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

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Screening for Chronic Kidney Disease and Connection to Care in a Workplace Wellness Setting: A Cost Effectiveness Analysis

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Devlin, J, Li, Y
Authors: Li Y and Devlin JJ
Event: ISPOR 2019: Improving Healthcare Decisions. New Orleans, LA, May 18-22, 2019

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Gastroenterology

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A lost decade: No Meaningful Changes in Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol in the United States, 2008-2017: Insights from a National Reference Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Kaufman, HW
Authors: Kaufman H, Schurr K., Underberg J.
Event: NLA 2019: National Lipid Association Scientific Sessions. Miami, FL, May 16-19, 2019

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Lipidology

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Biotinidase biochemical and molecular analyses: Experience at Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute Biochemical Genetics Laboratory

Authors: Sharma R, Salazar D, Buller-Burckle A, Beierle R, Lobo RM, Lacbawan FL, Tanpaiboon P
Event: SIMD (Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders) 2019. Bellevue, WA, April 6-9, 2019

Specialties: Neurology, Women's Health/OB/GYN

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Workplace program that offers annual fecal immunochemical testing improves adherence to colorectal cancer screening guidelines

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Bare, L, Birse, CE, Fragala, M, Satish, A, Tong, CH
Authors: Carmen H. Tong, Anita Satish, Maren S. Fragala, Lance A. Bare, and Charles E. Birse
Event: AACR 2019: American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2019. Atlanta, GA, March 29 - April 3, 2019

Specialties: General Health and Wellness, Oncology

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