Conference Presentations by Medical Specialty - Infectious Disease

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

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Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) igg index values in two immunoassays in relation to HSV-2 igg inhibition assay results

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Batterman, HJ, Prince, H, Schwab, D
Authors: Prince HE, Batterman, HJ and Schwab DA
Event: AMLI: 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting (The Association of medical Laboratory Immunologists). Cleveland, OH, August 16-19, 2019

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

Trends in HIV-1 Drug Resistance Mutations from a U.S. Reference Laboratory: 2006-2017

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Kagan, R, Kaufman, HW, Snell, GP
Authors: Kagan RM, Dunn KJ, Snell GP, Nettles RE, Kaufman HW
Event: ASM MIcrobe 2019: American Society for Microbiology. San Francisco, CA, June 20-24, 2019

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Recovery of Filamentous fungi from clinical specimens: Frequency, demography and impact from media

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Bao, J, Clark, R, Jones, RS, Master, R, Shier, K
Authors: Bao, JR, Master, RN, Jones, RS, Clark, RB, Moore, EC, Shier, KL
Event: ACMG 2015: Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting . Salt Lake City, Utah, March 25-27, 2015

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Oxacillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Detection by Thermo Scientific Trek Sensititre Gram-Positive Plate vs. bioMerieux Using PBP2a as the Gold Standard

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Azad, K, Schwab, D
Authors: Azad KN, Farsinezhad M, Ang M, and Schwab DA
Event: ASM MIcrobe 2019: American Society for Microbiology. San Francisco, CA, June 20-24, 2019

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Newborn screen for MPS I (Hurler syndrome) – The Washington, DC experience

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Tanpaiboon, P
Authors: Grant C, T Lal TR, Crosby K, Hicks R, Viall S, Tanpaiboon P
Event: 2019: Lysosomal Disease Research & Conference. Orlando, FL, February 4 - 8, 2019

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Pediatrics

A case of AMPAR2 encephalitis with impaired cognition

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Naides, SJ
Authors: Saadatpour L, Sullivan AC, Naides, SJ, Parker AS
Event: 2019 South Texas Alzheimer's Conference. San Antonio, TX, February 25 - 26, 2019

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Neurology

Measuring trends in hepatitis C testing with commercial laboratory data

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Kaufman, HW
Authors: Canary L, Thompson WW, Nelson NP, Kaufman H
Event: ISDS 2019: International Society for Disease Surveillance - Annual Conference. San Diego, CA, January 29 - February 1, 2019

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Laboratory

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Changing National and Regional Prevalence of Hepatitis B Virus Infection (HBV) among Reproductive-Aged Women and Children in the U.S., 2011-2017

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Chen, Z, Kaufman, HW
Authors: Kushner T, Chen Z, Tressler S, Kaufman H, Jones-López EC, Feinberg J, Terrault N
Event: AASLD 2018: American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. San Francisco, CA, November 9-13, 2018

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

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Adjusting the pH of urine samples provides a more accurate measurement of cytomegalovirus viral load by correcting stability of the nucleic acid in urine samples

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Galdzicka , M
Authors: Galdzicka M, Strong J
Event: 2018 Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) Annual Meeting & Expo. San Antonio, TX, November 1-3, 2018

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Correlation of Quantitative Hepatitis B surface antigen (qHBsAg) with Hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA levels as an indicator of viral clearance

Authors: Lapé Nixon ML,, Kagan RM, Schwab DA,, Pesano RL,, Baumann RE., Batterman HJ.
Event: ACG 2018: American College of Gastroenterology. Philadelphia, PA, October 5-10, 2018

Specialties: Gastroenterology, Infectious Disease

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