Publications by Medical Specialty - Infectious Disease

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

Changes in the Number of US Patients With Newly Identified Cancer Before and During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

Authors: Kaufman HW, Chen Z, Niles J, Fesko Y
JAMA Network Open. 2020;3(8):e2017267. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.17267

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease, Oncology

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Performance of the Roche Cobas MTB Assay for the Molecular Diagnosis of Pulmonary Tuberculosis in a High HIV Burden Setting.

Authors: Scott L, David A, Govender L, Furrer J, Rakgokong M, Waja Z, Martinson N, Eisenberg G, Marlowe E, Stevens W.
J Mol Diagn. 2020 Aug 1;S1525-1578(20)30424-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jmoldx.2020.06.018. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Performance of PCR/electrospray ionization-mass spectrometry on whole blood for detection of bloodstream microorganisms in patients with suspected sepsis

Authors: Strålin K, Rothman RE, Özenci V, Barkataki K, Brealey D, Dhiman N, Poling L, Kurz MC, Limaye AP, LoVecchio F, Lowery K, Miller LG, Moran GJ, Overcash JS, Parekh A, Peacock WF, Rivers EP, Sims M, Stubbs AM, Sundqvist M, Ullberg M, Carroll KC.
J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Jul 8;JCM.01860-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.01860-19. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: Infectious Disease

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

Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Reduced Hemoglobin A1c Diabetes Monitoring

Authors: Fragala MS, Kaufman HW, Meigs JB, Niles JK, McPhaul MJ
Popul Health Manag. 2020 Jun 30; doi: 10.1089/pop.2020.0134 [Online ahead of print.]

Specialties: COVID-19, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Infectious Disease

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Linking Statistics With Testing Policy to Manage COVID-19 in the Community

Authors: Hilborne LH, Wagner Z, Cabreros I, Brook RH
Am J Clin Pathol. 2020 Jun 10;aqaa099. doi: 10.1093/ajcp/aqaa099. Online ahead of print.

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease

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Evaluation of Transport Media and Specimen Transport Conditions for the Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Using Real Time Reverse Transcription PCR

Authors: Rogers AA, Baumann RE, Borillo GA, Kagan RM, Batterman HJ, Galdzicka M, Marlowe EM
J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Apr 27;JCM.00708-20. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00708-20. [Epub ahead of print]

Specialties: COVID-19, Infectious Disease

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Mycoplasma genitalium detection in urogenital specimens from symptomatic and asymptomatic men and women using the cobas TV/MG test.

Authors: Van Der Pol B, Waites KB, Xiao L, Taylor SN, Rao A, Nye M, Chavoustie S, Ermel A, Kaplan C, Eisenberg D, Chan PA, Mena L, Pacheco S, Krishnamurthy S, Mohan R, Bertuzis R, McGowin CL, Arcenas R, Marlowe EM.
J Clin Microbiol. 2020 Mar 25. pii: JCM.02124-19. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02124-19. [Epub ahead of print]

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Multilaboratory Comparison of Pneumococcal Multiplex Immunoassays Used in Immunosurveillance of Streptococcus pneumoniae across Europe.

Authors: Meek B, Ekström N, Kantsø B, Almond R, Findlow J, Gritzfeld JF, Sværke Jørgensen C, Ljungberg K, Atterfelt F, Batstra MR, Andeweg K, de Jong BAW, Prince HE, Lapé-Nixon M, Gageldonk PGM, Tcherniaeva I, Aaberge I, Herstad TK, Melin M, Rijkers GT, Berbers GA.
mSphere. 2019 Nov 27;4(6).

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Laboratory Blood-Based Testing for Non-Lyme Disease Tick-Borne Infections at a National Reference Laboratory.

Authors: Lee-Lewandrowski E, Chen Z, Branda J, Baron J, Kaufman HW.
Am J Clin Pathol. 2019 Oct 4. doi: 10.1093/ajcp/aqz139. [Epub ahead of print]

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Laboratory

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Trends in Hepatitis B Infection and Immunity among Women of Childbearing Age in the United States.

Authors: Kushner T, Chen Z, Tressler S, Kaufman H, Feinberg J, Terrault NA.
Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Aug 26. pii: ciz841. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz841. [Epub ahead of print]

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

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