Publications by Medical Specialty - Infectious Disease

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Changes in Newly Identified Cancer Among US Patients From Before COVID-19 Through the First Full Year of the Pandemic

Authors: Kaufman HW, Chen Z, Niles JK, Fesko YA.
JAMA Netw Open. 2021 Aug 2;4(8):e2125681. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.25681.

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease, Oncology

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Elevated Rates of Indeterminate Results on QuantiFERON®-TB Gold Plus in COVID-19 Patients

Authors: Shier KL.
J Clin Microbiol. 2021 Aug 4;JCM0141421. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01414-21. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease

A multi-center retrospective cohort study defines the spectrum of kidney pathology in Coronavirus 2019 Disease (COVID-19)

Authors: May RM, Cassol C, Hannoudi A, Larsen CP, Lerma E, Haun RS, Braga JR, Hassen SI, Wilson J, VanBeek C, Vankalakunti M, Barnum L, Walker PD, Bourne TD, Messias NC, Ambruzs JM, Boils CL, Sharma SS, Cossey LN, Baxi PV, Palmer M, Zuckerman J, Walavalkar V, Urisman A, Gallan A, Al-Rabadi LF, Rodby R, Luyckx V, Espino G, Santhana-Krishnan S, Alper B, Lam SG, Hannoudi GN, Matthew D, Belz M, Singer G, Kunaparaju S, Price D, Sauabh C, Rondla C, Abdalla MA, Britton ML, Paul S, Ranjit U, Bichu P, Williamson SR, Sharma Y, Gaspert A, Grosse P, Meyer I, Vasudev B, El Kassem M, Velez JCQ, Caza TN.
Kidney Int. 2021 Aug 2;S0085-2538(21)00734-1. doi: 10.1016/j.kint.2021.07.015. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: COVID-19, Gastroenterology, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Nephrology

Disclaimer: One or more of the authors of this publication were employed at the time by AmeriPath, a subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics.

Retrospective Performance Analyses of over Two Million U.S. QuantiFERON Blood Sample Results

Authors: Bi C, Clark RB, Master R, Kapoor H, Kroll MH, Salm AE, Meyer WA 3rd.
Microbiol Spectr. 2021 Jul 28:e0009621. doi: 10.1128/Spectrum.00096-21. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: Infectious Disease

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Trichomonas vaginalis detection in urogenital specimens from symptomatic and asymptomatic men and women using the cobas TV/MG test

Authors: Van Der Pol B, Rao A, Nye MB, Chavoustie S, Ermel A, Kaplan C, Eisenberg D, Chan PA, Mena L, Pacheco S, Waites KB, Xiao L, Krishnamurthy S, Mohan R, Bertuzis R, McGowin CL, Arcenas R, Marlowe EM, Taylor SN.
J Clin Microbiol. 2021 Jul 28:JCM0026421. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00264-21. Online ahead of print.

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

Time of onset and duration of post-COVID-19 acute telogen effluvium

Authors: Abrantes TF, Artounian KA, Falsey R, Simão JCL, Vañó-Galván S, Ferreira SB, Davis TL, Ridenour W, Goren A, Tosti A, Wambier CG.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2021 Jul 21;S0190-9622(21)02149-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2021.07.021. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: COVID-19, Dermatology, Infectious Disease

Disclaimer: One or more of the authors of this publication were employed at the time by DermPath, a subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics.

Viral dynamics of acute SARS-CoV-2 infection and applications to diagnostic and public health strategies

Authors: Kissler SM, Fauver JR, Mack C, Olesen SW, Tai C, Shiue KY, Kalinich CC, Jednak S, Ott IM, Vogels CBF, Wohlgemuth J, Weisberger J, DiFiori J, Anderson DJ, Mancell J, Ho DD, Grubaugh ND, Grad YH.
PLoS Biol. 2021 Jul 12;19(7):e3001333. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.3001333. eCollection 2021 Jul.

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease

Bullous drug eruption after second dose of mRNA-1273 (Moderna) COVID-19 vaccine: Case report

Authors: Kong J, Cuevas-Castillo F, Nassar M, Lei CM, Idrees Z, Fix WC, Halverstam C, Mir A, Elbendary A, Mathew A.
J Infect Public Health 2021 Jul 8;S1876-0341(21)00187-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jiph.2021.06.021. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: COVID-19, Dermatology, Infectious Disease

Disclaimer: One or more of the authors of this publication were employed at the time by DermPath, a subsidiary of Quest Diagnostics.

Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in Pregnancy: Trends in United States, 2010-2018

Authors: Niles JK, Kaufman HW, Peterman TA, Tao G, Gift TL, Alagia DP.
Sex Transm Dis. 2021 Jul 5. doi: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001504. Online ahead of print.

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

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Identification of 22 novel BTK gene variants in B cell deficiency with hypogammaglobulinemia

Authors: Kraft MT, Pyle R, Dong X, Hagan JB, Varga E, van Hee M, Boyce TG, Pozos TC, Yilmaz-Demirdag Y, Bahna SL, Abraham RS.
Clin Immunol. 2021 Jun 25;108788. doi: 10.1016/j.clim.2021.108788. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: Genetics, Infectious Disease