Publications by Medical Specialty - Infectious Disease

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

Vitamin D3 Supplementation Increases Spine Bone Mineral Density in Adolescents and Young Adults With Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Being Treated With Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial.

Authors: Havens PL, Stephensen CB, Van Loan MD, Schuster GU, Woodhouse LR, Flynn PM, Gordon CM, Pan CG, Rutledge B, Harris DR, Price G, Baker A, Meyer WA 3rd, Wilson CM, Hazra R, Kapogiannis BG, Mulligan K;
Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 6;66(2):220-228.

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Pediatrics, Rheumatology/Immunology/Allergy

Detailed Phylogenetic and Transmission Network Analysis of a Large Opiate-driven Outbreak of HIV-1 Infections in the U.S

Authors: Campbell EM, Jia H, Shankar A, Hanson D, Luo W, Masciotra S, Owen SM, Oster AM, Galang RR, Spiller MW, Blosser SJ, Chapman E, Roseberry JC, Gentry J, Pontones P, Duwve J, Peyrani P, Kagan RM, Whitcomb JM, Peters PJ, Heneine W, Brooks JT, Switzer WM
J Infect Dis. 2017;216(9):1053-1062.

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Toxicology/Pain Management

Detailed Transmission Network Analysis of a Large Opiate-Driven Outbreak of HIV Infection in the United States.

Authors: Campbell EM, Jia H, Shankar A, Hanson D, Luo W, Masciotra S, Owen SM, Oster AM, Galang RR, Spiller MW1, Blosser SJ, Chapman E, Roseberry JC, Gentry J, Pontones P, Duwve J, Peyrani P, Kagan RM, Whitcomb JM, Peters PJ, Heneine W, Brooks JT, Switzer WM
J Infect Dis. 2017 Oct 5. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jix307. [Epub ahead of print]

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Toxicology/Pain Management

Acid-fast bacterium detection and identification from paraffin-embedded tissues using a PCR-pyrosequencing method.

Authors: Bao JR, Clark RB, Master RN, Shier KL, Eklund LL.
J Clin Pathol. 2017 Jul 22; doi: 10.1136/jclinpath-2016-204128. [Epub ahead of print]

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Laboratory, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine

Hepatitis C Virus Infection Among Reproductive-Aged Women and Children in the United States, 2006 to 2014.

Authors: Ly KN, Jiles RB, Teshale EH, Foster MA, Pesano RL, Holmberg SD.
Ann Intern Med. 2017;166:775-782.

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

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Geographic Disparities in Access to Syringe Services Programs Among Young People with Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the US

Authors: Canary L, Hariri S, Campbell C, Young R, Whitcomb J, Kaufman H, Vellozzi C.
Clin Infect Dis. 2017; Apr 11

Specialties: Infectious Disease

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Four-year persistence of type-specific immunity after quadrivalent human papillomavirus vaccination in HIV-infected children: Effect of a fourth dose of vaccine.

Authors: Levin MJ, Huang S, Moscicki AB, Song LY, Read JS, Meyer WA, Saah AJ, Richardson K, Weinberg A; IMPAACT P1085 Protocol Team.
Vaccine. 2017;35:1712-1720

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Pediatrics, Rheumatology/Immunology/Allergy