Publications by Medical Specialty - General Health and Wellness

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

Erythrocyte ion content and dehydration modulate maximal Gardos channel activity in KCNN4 V282M/+ Hereditary Xerocytosis (HX) red cells.

Authors: Rivera A, Vandorpe DH, Shmukler BE, Andolfo I, Iolascon A, Archer NM, Shabani E, Auerbach M, Hamerschlak N, Morton J, Wohlgemuth JG, Brugnara C, Snyder LM, Alper SL.
Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2019 May 15. doi: 10.1152/ajpcell.00074.2019. [Epub ahead of print]

Specialties: General Health and Wellness, Genetics

Self-Insured Employer Health Benefits Strategy Established a Negative Cost Trend While Improving Performance.

Authors: Goldberg SE, Fragala MS, Wohlgemuth JG.
Popul Health Manag. 2019 Mar;doi: 10.1089/pop.2018.0184. [Epub ahead of print]

Specialties: General Health and Wellness

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Electronic health record interventions at the point of care improve documentation of care processes and decrease orders for genetic tests commonly ordered by nongeneticists.

Authors: Scheuner MT, Peredo J, Tangney K, Schoeff D, Sale T, Lubick-Goldzweig C, Hamilton A, Hilborne L, Lee M, Mittman B, Yano EM, Lubin IM.
Genet Med. 2017;19:112-120.

Specialties: General Health and Wellness, Genetics, Health Information Technology

The Burden of Hepatitis C Infection–Related Liver Fibrosis in the United States

Authors: Klevens M, Canary L, Huang X, Denniston MM, Yeo AE, Pesano RL, Ward JW, Holmberg S
Clin Infect Dis. 2016;63: 1049-55.

Specialties: Gastroenterology, General Health and Wellness, Infectious Disease

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Dermatologic Surgery Needs in Low-Income, Uninsured, and Minority Communities.

Authors: Jacobsen AA, Schwarz J, Nousari CH, Strasswimmer J
Dermatol Surg. 2016 Sep 21. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

Specialties: Dermatology, General Health and Wellness

Characteristics of maturity onset diabetes of the young in a large diabetes center.

Authors: Chambers C, Fouts A, Dong F, Colclough K, Wang Z, Batish SD, Jaremko M, Ellard S, Hattersley AT, Klingensmith G, Steck AK.
Pediatr Diabetes. 2016;17:360-7.

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, General Health and Wellness, Pediatrics

Apolipoproteins, lipids and risk of cancer.

Authors: Borgquist S, Butt T, Almgren P, Shiffman D, Stocks T, Orho-Melander M, Manjer J, Melander O.
Int J Cancer. 2016;138:2648-2656

Specialties: Cardiology, General Health and Wellness, Oncology

Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status in Relation to Serum Biomarkers in the Black Women's Health Study.

Authors: Cozier YC, Albert MA, Castro-Webb N, Coogan PF, Ridker P, Kaufman HW, Palmer JR, Rosenberg L.
J Urban Health. 2016;93:279-291

Specialties: Cardiology, General Health and Wellness, Women's Health/OB/GYN

Risk prediction by genetic risk scores for coronary heart disease is independent of self-reported family history.

Authors: Tada H, Melander O, Louie JZ, Catanese JJ, Rowland CM, Devlin JJ, Kathiresan S, Shiffman D.
Eur Heart J. 2016;37:561-567

Specialties: Cardiology, General Health and Wellness, Genetics