Publications by Medical Specialty - Infectious Disease

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

A Simple Algorithm for Return to Workplace Employer Antibody Testing

Authors: Shrank WH, Caveney B, Miller S, Medows RM, Arroliga A, Doga B, Ban K, Muldoon S, Seiden JM, Tong I, Chaguturu S, Wohlgemuth JG.
Popul Health Manag. 2020 Oct;23(5):346-349. doi: 10.1089/pop.2020.0136.

Specialties: Infectious Disease

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Analytical and Clinical Sample Performance Characteristics of the Onclarity Assay for the Detection of Human Papillomavirus

Authors: Young S, Vaughan L, Yanson K, Eckert K, Li A, Harris J, Ermel A, Williams JA, Al-Ghoul M, Cammarata CL, Taylor SN, Luff R, Cooper C, Van Der Pol B.
J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Oct 21;JCM.02048-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02048-20. Online ahead of print.

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

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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Clinical features and laboratory diagnosis of emerging arthropod-transmitted viruses: A Report from the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology Clinical Practice Committee

Authors: Starolis MW, Perez O, Powell EA.
J Clin Virol. 2020 Sep 30;132:104651. doi: 10.1016/j.jcv.2020.104651.

Specialties: Infectious Disease

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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Chlamydia and Gonorrhea: Shifting Age-Based Positivity Among Young Females, 2010-2017

Authors: Kaufman HW, Gift TL, Kreisel K, Niles JK, Alagia DP.
Am J Prev Med. 2020 Aug 20;S0749-3797(20)30271-3. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2020.05.023. [Online ahead of print.]

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

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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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