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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Zone Size Comparisons of Meropenem maintained at four temperature conditions.

Authors: Rank E
Event: ASM Microbe 2016: 1st Annual ASM Microbe. Boston, MA, June 16, 2016 - June 20, 2016

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine

Validation of Simulated Body Fluid Specimens (SBFS) in Bactec Blood Culture Bottles

Authors: Rank E, Desai H, Patel B
Event: ASM Microbe 2016: 1st Annual ASM Microbe. Boston, MA, June 16, 2016 - June 20, 2016

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine

Molecular Detection and Identification of Acid-Fast Bacteria (AFB) from Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded (FFPE) Tissues

Authors: Bao JR, Clark RB, Master RN, Shier KL, Eklund LL
Event: ASM Microbe 2016: 1st Annual ASM Microbe. Boston, MA, June 16, 2016 - June 20, 2016

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine

Focus Diagnostics Simplexa™ Bordetella Direct Verification Study

Authors: Chen J, Mai H, Xie Y, Tabb M
Event: ASM Microbe 2016: 1st Annual ASM Microbe. Boston, MA, June 16, 2016 - June 20, 2016

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine

Effect of Incubation at Collection Site on the Rate of Indeterminate Results of Quantiferon®-Tb Gold Samples

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Batterman, HJ, Kapoor, H
Authors: Kapoor H, Edelman A, Batterman HJ
Event: ASM Microbe 2016: 1st Annual ASM Microbe. Boston, MA, June 16, 2016 - June 20, 2016

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine

Focus Diagnostics’ Chikungunya Primer Pair: Specific detection across multiple genotypes and strains

Authors: Geller L, Austria C, Yu B, Gregson H, Martin R, Naranatt P, Tabb M
Event: CVS 2016: 32nd Annual Clinical Virology Symposium. Daytona Beach, FL, May 19, 2016 - May 22, 2016

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine

Simplexa® C. difficile direct—a solution for moderate-complexity labs combining real-time PCR detection with simplified workflow

Authors: E. Huang, A. Bologa, Y. Parocua, S. Miller, R. Martin, S. Dempsey, C. Cheng, R. Humphries, M. Tabb
Event: ASM 2015: 115th General Meeting, American Society for Microbiology. New Orleans, Louisiana, May 30-June 2, 2015

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Genital Swab Sample-to Answer Validation Studies Using Focus Diagnostics’ Simplexa™ HSV 1 & 2 Direct Assay

Authors: J. Chen, Y. Xie, H. Mai, D. Jaiswal, M. Tabb
Event: ASM 2015: 115th General Meeting, American Society for Microbiology. New Orleans, Louisiana, May 30-June 2, 2015

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Focus Diagnostics Simplexa® Bordetella Direct Feasibility Studies assay

Authors: J. Chen, H. Mai, Y. Xie, M. Tabb
Event: ASM 2015: 115th General Meeting, American Society for Microbiology. New Orleans, Louisiana, May 30-June 2, 2015

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Rapid detection of streptococcus pyogenes using the Simplexa™ group A strep direct assay

Authors: C. Cheng, H. Gregson, R. Huang, B. Torres, M. Tabb
Event: ASM 2015: 115th General Meeting, American Society for Microbiology. New Orleans, Louisiana, May 30-June 2, 2015

Specialties: Infectious Disease