Publications by Medical Specialty - COVID-19

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

After the Test: Contact Tracing

Authors: Hoekstra KA, Bedrick A.
Clin Chem. 2020 Dec 1;66(12):1579-1580. doi: 10.1093/clinchem/hvaa236.

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease

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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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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Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2-Specific IgG Antibodies Among Adults Living in Connecticut: Post-Infection Prevalence (PIP) Study

Authors: Mahajan S, Srinivasan R, Redlich CA, Huston SK, Anastasio KM, Cashman L, Massey DS, Dugan A, Witters D, Marlar J, Li SX, Lin Z, Hodge D, Chattopadhyay M, Adams MD, Lee C, Rao LV, Stewart C, Kuppusamy K, Ko AI, Krumholz HM.
Am J Med. 2020 Oct 29;S0002-9343(20)30909-8. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2020.09.024. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease

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Association of ABO/Rh with SARS-CoV-2 positivity: The role of race and ethnicity in a female cohort

Authors: Niles JK, Karnes HE, Dlott JS, Kaufman HW.
Am J Hematol. 2020 Oct 16. doi: 10.1002/ajh.26019. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: COVID-19, Hematology/Hemostasis/Thrombosis, Infectious Disease, Oncology

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The Opioid Epidemic Within the COVID-19 Pandemic: Drug Testing in 2020

Authors: Niles JK, Gudin J, Radcliff J, Kaufman HW
Popul Health Manag. 2020 Oct 8. doi: 10.1089/pop.2020.0230. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease, Toxicology/Pain Management

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Pooling of Upper Respiratory Specimens Using a SARS-CoV-2 Real Time RT-PCR Assay Authorized for Emergency Use in Low Prevalence Populations for High-Throughput Testing

Authors: Borillo GA, Kagan RM, Baumann RE, Fainstein BM, Umaru L, Li H-R, Kaufman HW, Clarke NJ, Marlowe EM
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2020 Sep 29. doi: org/10.1093/ofid/ofaa466

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease

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Disparities in SARS-CoV-2 Positivity Rates: Associations with Race and Ethnicity

Authors: Kaufman HW, Niles JK, Nash DB
Popul Health Manag. 2020 Sep 23. doi: 10.1089/pop.2020.0163. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease

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SARS-CoV-2 positivity rates associated with circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels

Authors: Kaufman HW, Niles JK, Kroll MH, Bi C, Holick MF
PLoS One. 2020 Sep 17;15(9):e0239252. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0239252. eCollection 2020.

Specialties: COVID-19, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Infectious Disease

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Detection of SARS-CoV-2 IgG Targeting Nucleocapsid or Spike Protein by Four High Throughput Immunoassays Authorized for Emergency Use

Authors: Prince HE, Givens TS, Lapé-Nixon M, Clarke NJ, Schwab DA, Batterman HJ, Jones RS, Meyer WA, Kapoor H, Rowland CM, Haji-Sheikhi F, Marlowe EM
J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Aug 18;JCM.01742-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01742-20. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease

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