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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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

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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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Hepatitis C Virus in Women of Child-bearing Age, Pregnant Women and Young Children

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Kaufman, HW
Authors: Schillie SF,, Canary L, Koneru A, Nelson NP,, Tanico W, Kaufman KW., Hariri S,, Vellozzi CJ.
Event: ID Week 2018. San Francisco, October 3-7, 2018

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

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Influence of age on bordetella pertussis antibody levels in blood donor sera collected in 2009 and 2017

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Schwab, D
Authors: Prince HE, Schwab DA
Event: AMLI 31st Annual Meeting, 2018: The Association of Medical Laboratory Immunologists. Scottsdale, AZ, August 17-20, 2018

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Temporal Patterns of Troponin I and Jarisch-Herxheimer Reaction in Cryptococcus gattii Infection

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Hoekstra, K
Authors: Hoekstra, K
Event: AACC 2018: Am Assoc for Clin Chemistry. Chicago, IL, July 29 - Aug 2

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Rapid, Accurate Identification of Candida auris by Using a Novel MALDI-TOF Database (Library)

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Azad, K, Bao, J, Master, R, Schwab, D, Shier, K
Authors: Bao Jian R., Master Ronald N., Azad Kamran N., Schwab Dale A., Clark Richard B, Jones Robert S, Moore Elizabeth C., . Shier Kileen L.
Event: ASM Microbe 2018 (American Society for Microbiology). Atlanta, GA, June 7-11, 2018

Specialties: Infectious Disease

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Rapid, Accurate Identification of Candida auris by Using a Novel MALDI-TOF Database (Library)

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Azad, K, Bao, J, Master, R, Schwab, D, Shier, K
Authors: Bao Jian R., Master Ronald N., Azad Kamran N., Schwab Dale A., Clark Richard B, Jones Robert S, Moore Elizabeth C., . Shier Kileen L.
Event: ASM Microbe 2018 (American Society for Microbiology). Atlanta, GA, June 7-11, 2018

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Rapid, Accurate Identification of Candida auris by Using a Novel MALDI-TOF Database (Library)

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Azad, K, Bao, J, Master, R, Schwab, D, Shier, K
Authors: Bao Jian R., Master Ronald N., Azad Kamran N., Schwab Dale A., Clark Richard B, Jones Robert S, Moore Elizabeth C., . Shier Kileen L.
Event: ASM Microbe 2018 (American Society for Microbiology). Atlanta, GA, June 7-11, 2018

Specialties: Infectious Disease