Publications by Medical Specialty - Infectious Disease

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

Laboratory Blood-Based Testing for Lyme Disease at a National Reference Laboratory

Authors: Lee-Lewandrowski E, Chen Z, Branda J, Baron J, Kaufman HW
Am J Clin Pathol. 2019 Apr 15. doi: 10.1093/ajcp/aqz030. [Epub ahead of print]

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Laboratory

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Current Significance of the Mycobacterium chelonae-abscessus complex

Authors: Jones RS, Shier KL, Master RN, Bao JR, Clark RB
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2019 Feb 10: pii: S0732-8893(19)30133-6. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2019.01.021. [Epub ahead of print]

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Current significance of the Mycobacterium chelonae-abscessus group.

Authors: Jones RS, Shier KL, Master RN, Bao JR, Clark RB.
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Feb 10. pii: S0732-8893(19)30133-6. [Epub ahead of print]

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Newborn Screening for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency and T-cell Lymphopenia in California, 2010-2017.

Authors: Amatuni GS, Currier RJ, Church JA, Bishop T, Grimbacher E, Nguyen AA, Agarwal-Hashmi R, Aznar CP, Butte MJ, Cowan MJ, Dorsey MJ, Dvorak CC, Kapoor N, Kohn DB, Markert ML, Moore TB, Naides SJ, Sciortino S, Feuchtbaum L, Koupaei RA, Puck JM.
Pediatrics. 2019 Jan 25: doi: 10.1542/peds.2018-2300. [Epub ahead of print]

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Oncology, Pediatrics

Hepatitis C Virus in Women of Childbearing Age, Pregnant Women, and Children.

Authors: Schillie SF, Canary L, Koneru A, Nelson NP, Tanico W, Kaufman HW, Hariri S, Vellozzi CJ.
Am J Prev Med. 2018 Nov;55(5):633-641.

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

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Parvovirus B19V Non-structural Protein NS1 Induces dsDNA Autoantibodies and End Organ Damage in Non-autoimmune Mice.

Authors: Puttaraksa K, Pirttinen H, Karvonen K, Nykky J, Naides SJ, Gilbert L.
J Infect Dis. 2018 Oct 22. [Epub ahead of print]

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Rheumatology/Immunology/Allergy

Non-interference of Bovine-Human reassortant pentavalent rotavirus vaccine ROTASIIL® with the immunogenicity of infant vaccines in comparison with a licensed rotavirus vaccine.

Authors: Desai S, Rathi N, Kawade A, Venkatramanan P, Kundu R, Lalwani SK, Dubey AP, Venkateswara Rao J, Narayanappa D, Ghildiyal R, Gogtay NJ, Venugopal P, Palkar S, Munshi R, Bavdekar A, Juvekar S, Ganguly N, Niyogi P, Uttam KG, Kondekar A, Kumbhar D, Mohanlal S, Agarwal MC, Shetty P, Antony K, Gunale B, Dharmadhikari A, Deshpande J, Nalavade U, Sharma D, Bansal A, Tang Y, Flores J, Kulkarni PS.
Vaccine. . 2018 Sep 5;36(37):5519-5523. Epub 2018 Aug 10.

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Q fever: an under-reported reportable communicable disease.

Authors: Kaufman HW, Chen Z, Radcliff J, Batterman HJ, Leake J
Epidemiol Infect. 2018 Jun 26:1-5. doi: 10.1017/S0950268818001395. [Epub ahead of print]

Specialties: Infectious Disease

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Laboratory Validation of a Clinical Metagenomic Sequencing Assay for Pathogen Detection in Cerebrospinal Fluid

Authors: Miller S, Naccache SN, Samayoa E, Messacar K, Arevalo S, Federman S, Stryke D, Pham E, Fung B, Bolosky B, Ingebrigtsen D, Lorizio W, Paff S, Leake JA, Pesano R, Goldberg B, DeBiasi R, Dominguez S, and CY Chiu
bioRxiv Epub 2018 May 9. doi: 10.1101/330381.

Specialties: Infectious Disease