Publications with Key Summaries

These publications were authored or co-authored by Quest Diagnostics staff.

Decreases in Hepatitis C Testing and Treatment During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Authors: Kaufman HW, Bull-Otterson L, Meyer III WA, Huang X, Doshani M, Thompson WW, Osinubi A, Khan MA, Harris A, Gupta N, Van Handel M, Wester C, Mermin J, Nelson N
Am J Prev Med. 2021 May10; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2021.03.011 Online ahead of print

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease

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Association of SARS-CoV-2 Seropositive Antibody Test With Risk of Future Infection

Authors: Harvey RA, Rassen JA, Kabelac CA, Turenne W, Leonard S, Klesh R, Meyer III WA, Kaufman HW, Anderson S, Cohen O, Petkov VI, Cronin KA, VanDyke AL, Lowy DR, Sharpless NE, Penberthy LT
JAMA Intern Med. 2021 Feb 24;e210366. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.0366. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease

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Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns of Urinary Escherichia coli Among Outpatients in Washington State, 2013-2017: Associations with Age and Sex

Authors: Frisbie L, Weissman SJ, Kapoor H, D'Angeli M, Salm A, Radcliff J, Rabinowitz P.
Clin Infect Dis. 2021 Mar 26;ciab250. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciab250. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: Internal Medicine

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Performance of unobserved self-collected nasal swabs for detection of SARS-CoV-2 by RT-PCR utilizing a remote specimen collection strategy.

Authors: Kagan RM, Rogers AA, Borillo GA, Clarke NJ, Marlowe EM
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 28. doi: org/10.1093/ofid/ofab039 Online ahead of print.

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease

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Model for Mitigation of Workplace Transmission of COVID-19 Through Population-Based Testing and Surveillance

Authors: Plantes PJ, Fragala MS, Clarke C, Goldberg ZN, Radcliff J, Goldberg SE.
Popul Health Manag. 2021 Jan 25. doi: 10.1089/pop.2020.0322. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease

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Workplace Mental Health: Application of a Population Health Approach of Proactive Screening to Identify Risk and Engage in Care

Authors: Fragala MS, Hunter JL, Satish A, Jelovic NA, Carr S, Bailey AM, Stokes M, Hayward JI, Kim PM, Peters ME.
J Occup Environ Med. 2021 Jan 4. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000002116. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: General Health and Wellness, Neurology

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Return to Work: Managing Employee Population Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Authors: Fragala MS, Goldberg ZN, Goldberg SE.
Popul Health Manag. 2020 Dec 21. doi: 10.1089/pop.2020.0261. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease

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Estimated SARS-CoV-2 Seroprevalence in the US as of September 2020

Authors: Bajema KL, Wiegand RE, Cuffe K, Patel SV, Iachan R, Lim T, Lee A, Moyse D, Havers FP, Harding L, Fry AM, Hall AJ, Martin K, Biel M, Deng Y, Meyer WA 3rd, Mathur M, Kyle T, Gundlapalli AV, Thornburg NJ, Petersen LR, Edens C.
JAMA Intern Med. 2020 Nov 24;e207976. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.7976. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease

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Shorter Drug Testing Intervals Are Associated With Improved Drug Misuse Rates

Authors: Gudin J, Mehta N, McClure FL, Niles JK, Kaufman HW
J Opioid Manag. 2020;16:357-373. doi:10.5055/jom.2020.0591

Specialties: Toxicology/Pain Management

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Insights from Patterns of SARS-CoV-2 Immunoglobulin G Serology Test Results from a National Clinical Laboratory, United States, March-July 2020

Authors: Kaufman HW, Chen Z, Meyer WA 3rd, Wohlgemuth JG.
Popul Health Manag. 2020 Nov 19. doi: 10.1089/pop.2020.0256. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease, Rheumatology/Immunology/Allergy

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