Publications by Medical Specialty - Infectious Disease

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

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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A Slight Shade of Green.

Authors: Kononen TR, Mooney KM, Hoekstra KA
Clin Chem. 2019 Jul;65:939-940.

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) IgG index values in two immunoassays in relation to HSV-2 IgG inhibition assay results.

Authors: Prince HE, Batterman HJ, Schwab DA.
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Jul 13:114864. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2019.07.002. [Epub ahead of print]

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Histopathological Features Distinguishing Secondary Syphilis from its Mimickers

Authors: Flamm A, Alcocer VM, Kazlouskaya V, Kwon EJ, Elston D.
J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019 Jul 12. pii: S0190-9622(19)32366-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2019.07.011. [Epub ahead of print].

Specialties: Dermatology, Infectious Disease, Pathology, Anatomic

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

Current significance of the Mycobacterium chelonae-abscessus group.

Authors: Jones RS, Shier KL, Master RN, Bao JR, Clark RB.
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Jul;94:248-254. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2019.01.021. Epub 2019 Feb 10

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Trends in HIV-1 Drug Resistance Mutations from a U.S. Reference Laboratory from 2006 to 2017.

Authors: Kagan RM, Dunn KJ, Snell GP, Nettles RE, Kaufman HW.
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2019 Jul 10. doi: 10.1089/AID.2019.0063. [Epub ahead of print]

Specialties: Infectious Disease

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