Publications by Medical Specialty - Infectious Disease

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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The complete genome sequence of Listeria monocytogenes strain S2542 and expression of selected genes under high-pressure processing

Authors: Duru IC, Bucur FI, Andreevskaya M, Ylinen A, Crauwels P, Grigore-Gurgu L, Nikparvar B, Rode TM, Laine P, Paulin L, Løvdal T, Riedel CU, Bar N, Borda D, Nicolau AI, Auvinen P.
BMC Res Notes. 2021 Apr 15;14(1):137. doi: 10.1186/s13104-021-05555-2.

Specialties: Genetics, Infectious Disease

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

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 WA 3rd, Kaufman HW, Anderson S, Cohen O, Petkov VI, Cronin KA, Van Dyke AL, Lowy DR, Sharpless NE, Penberthy LT.
JAMA Intern Med. 2021 Feb 24. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.0366. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease

Two Adult Cases of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome Associated with SARS-CoV-2

Authors: Mieczkowska K, Zhu TH, Hoffman L, Blasiak RC, Shulman KJ, Birnbaum M, Ciocon DH, Srikantha R, McLellan BN.
JAAD Case Rep. 2021 Feb 23. doi: 10.1016/j.jdcr.2021.02.015.

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease

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

Antibody affinity maturation and plasma IgA associate with clinical outcome in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Authors: Tang J, Ravichandran S, Lee Y, Grubbs G, Coyle EM, Klenow L, Genser H, Golding H, Khurana S.
Nat Commun. 2021 Feb 22;12(1):1221. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-21463-2.

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease

Evolution of Specimen Self-Collection in the COVID-19 Era: Implications for Population Health Management of Infectious Disease

Authors: Cockerill FR, Wohlgemuth JG, Radcliff J, Sabol CE, Kapoor H, Dlott JS, Marlowe EM, Clarke NJ.
Popul Health Manag. 2021 Feb;24(S1):S26-S34. doi: 10.1089/pop.2020.0296.

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease

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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14-3-3 η Protein as a Potential Biomarker in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Authors: Dalrymple A, Tuttle P, Feller L, Zhukov O, Lagier R, Popov J, Naides S, Moore T.
Pediatr Rep. 2021 Jan 25;13:65-71. doi: 10.3390/pediatric13010008.

Specialties: Infectious Disease

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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