Conference Presentations

Below is a listing of recent posters and presentations by Quest Diagnostics medical and scientific staff.

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2019

AABB 2019: Advancing Transfusion and Cellular Therapies Worldwide

San Antonio, TX, October 19-22, 2019

ASHG 2019: The American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting

Houston, TX, October 15-19, 2019

Development and validation of a 2-step PCR library preparation method for the detection of GBA mutations by next generation sequencing

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Buller-Burckle, A, Gerasimova, A, Owen, R, Rosenthal, SH, Smolgovsky, A
Authors: Renius Owen, Sun Hee Rosenthal, Anna Gerasimova, Alla Smolgovsky, Arlene Buller-Burckle, and Felicitas Lacbawan

Specialties: Clinical and Lab healthcare professionals, Genetics, Laboratory, Oncology

Validation of scoring metrics to guide the classification of constitutional copy number variants

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Kantarci, S
Authors: Riggs ER, Andersen E, Cherry AM, Kantarci S, Kearney H, Ankita Patel, Raca G, Ritter DI, South ST, Thorland EC, Pineda-Alvarez D, Aradhya S, and Lese Martin C

Specialties: Genetics

IDWeek 2019

Washington, DC, Octboer 2-6, 2019

Antibiotic Resistance Patterns of Clinical Escherichia coli Urinary Isolates by Outpatient Practice Type

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Kapoor, H, Salm, A
Authors: Frisbie L, Weissman S, Kapoor H, D’Angeli, M, Salm A, Rabinowitz P

Specialties: Infectious Disease

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Risk Factors for Antibiotic Resistance of Escherichia coli Urinary Isolates in Outpatients

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Kapoor, H, Salm, A
Authors: Frisbie L, Weissman S, Kapoor H, D’Angeli M, Salm A, Rabinowitz P

Specialties: Infectious Disease

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ISNS 2019: International Society for Neonatal Screening

Hanzhou, China, September 19-22, 2019

Newborn Screening for Severe Combined Immunodeficiency in California, 2010-2017

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Naides, SJ
Authors: Currier RJ, Amatuni G, Naides SJ, Sciortino S, Puck JM

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

ASCP 2019; American Society for Clinical Pathology

Phoenix, AZ, September 11-13, 2019

Evaluation of a 42-gene Next Generation Sequencing Panel for Detection of Acute Myeloid Leukemia Mutations for Clinical Use

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Gerasimova, A, Lacbawan, F, Racke, FK, Rosenthal, SH
Authors: Rosenthal SH, Gerasimova A, Ma C, Sugganth D, Racke F, Lacbawan F

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

PAINWeek 2019

Las Vegas, NV, September 3, 2019

AMLI: 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting (The Association of medical Laboratory Immunologists)

Cleveland, OH, August 16-19, 2019

CGC (Cancer Genomics Consortium): 2019 Annual Meeting

Nashville, TN, August 11-14, 2019

Plasma cell myeloma with a novel CCND1/ETV6 translocation

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Boyar, F, Haddadin, M, Ma, C
Authors: Mary H Haddadin, Peter H Bui, Charles Ma, Weidong Zhou, Fatih Z Boyar

Specialties: Hematology/Hemostasis/Thrombosis, Oncology

AACC 2019: 71st Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Exposition of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry

Anaheim, CA, April 4-8, 2019

Development and Validation of an LCMSMS Assay for Therapeutic Drugs in Urine

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Dermartirosian, A, Rezaei, S, Shah, A, Shahbol, E, Thomassian, K
Authors: Karin Thomassian, Anita Dermartirosian, Shaun Rezaei, Asad Shah, Edith Shahbol

Specialties: Toxicology/Pain Management

Assay For Select Antipsychotics Drugs By LC-MS/MS In Human Serum

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Dermartirosian, A, Rezaei, S, Shah, A, Shahbol, E
Authors: Anita Dermartirosian, Karin Thomassian, Asad Shah, Edith Shahbol, Shaun Rezaei,

Specialties: Toxicology/Pain Management

Molecular heterogeneity of Macroprolactin in samples suspected of false hyperprolactinemia

Quest Diagnostics Authors: McPhaul, MJ
Authors: Nguyen KQN, Langevin RH, McPhaul MJ, Hashim IA

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

AAIC 2019: Annual Alzheimer's Association International Conference

Los Angeles, CA, July 14-18, 2019

Plasma β-Amyloid 1-42/1-40 Ratio Provides Insight into the Presence of Alzheimer’s Disease

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Clarke, NJ, Ginns, EI, Lagier, R, Morneau, KR, Neusch, T, Qeleshi, A, Rowland, C
Authors: Morneau KR, Sansoucy BG, Lagier RJ, Rowland CM, Neusch T, Qeleshi A, Ginns EI, Clarke NJ

Specialties: Neurology

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ASM MIcrobe 2019: American Society for Microbiology

San Francisco, CA, June 20-24, 2019

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

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Kagan, R, Kaufman, HW, Snell, GP
Authors: Kagan RM, Dunn KJ, Snell GP, Nettles RE, Kaufman HW

Specialties: Infectious Disease

2019 ADA: American Diabetes Association 79th Scientific Sessions

San Francisco, CA, June 7-11, 2019

Digital Behavioral Counseling in a Workforce Setting Reduces 8-year Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Birse, CE, Fragala, M, Lagier, R
Authors: Charles E Birse, Maren S Fragala, Anita Satish, Kelsey McNamara, Cynthia M Castro Sweet, Robert J Lagier

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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2019 ASMS: 67th Conference on American Society for Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics

Atlanta, GA, June 2-6, 2019

Urine Antidepressant Panel Screen and Confirmation by LCMSMS on Prelude

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Dermartirosian, A, Rezaei, S, Shah, A, Shahbol, E, Thomassian, K
Authors: Dermartirosian A, Shahbol E, Thomassian K, Shah A, Rezaei S

Specialties: Toxicology/Pain Management

ASCO 2019: Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Chicago, IL, May 31-June 4, 2019

Early Results from the BRCA Founder Outreach (BFOR) Study: Population Genetic Screening Using a Medical Model

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Fesko, Y
Authors: Morgan K, Gabriel C, Symecko H, Lester J, Levin J, Kamara D, Spielman K, Jenkins C, Hamilton JG, Y Fesko YA, Heitler J, Block J, Pace L, Robson ME, Nathanson K, Tung NM, Domchek S, Karlan B, Garber JE, Offit K

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

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Clinical validation of long-range PCR assay for MLL (KMT2A) partial tandem duplications for acute myeloid leukemia

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Lacbawan, F, Li, H, Owen, R, Qu, K, Racke, FK, Rosenthal, SH
Authors: Rosenthal SH, Li H-R, Qu K, Liu Y, Owen R, Racke FK, Lacbawan FL

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

Analytical validation of a 47-gene NGS panel for molecular profiling of myeloid neoplasms

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Catanese, J, Chen, R, Chong, HK, Elzinga, C, Gerasimova, A, Grupe, A, Lacbawan, F, Li, H, Nguyen, Q, Owen, R, Qu, K, Racke, FK, Rosenthal, SH, Smolgovsky, A, Wolfson, D
Authors: Rosenthal SH, Gerasimova A, Li H-R, Qu K, Acab AJ, Chong HK, Zhang X, Nguyen Q, Smolgovsky A, Wolfson D, Chen R, Grupe A, Elzinga C, Owen R, Catanese J, Racke F, and Lacbawan F

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

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ClinGen 2019: Curating the Clinical Genome Conference

Washington, DC, May 29-31, 2019

A de novo deletion of 3p21.31 disrupting SETD2

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Hodko, D
Authors: Hodko D, Mahon LW, Asaikar SM, and Kantarci S

Specialties: Genetics, Neurology

IFCC 2019: 23rd IFCC-EFLM European Congress of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine

Barcelona, Spain, May 19-23, 2019

Standardization of Advanced Lipoprotein Testing: the BioSITrace Project

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Caulfield, MP
Authors: Delatour V., Clouet-Foraison N., Gaie-Levrel F., Marcovina S., Hoofnagle A., Kuklenyik Z., Caulfield M., Otvos J., Krauss R., Kulkarni K., Contois J., Remaley A., Vesper H., Cobbaert C., Giller P.

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

ISPOR 2019: Improving Healthcare Decisions

New Orleans, LA, May 18-22, 2019

NLA 2019: National Lipid Association Scientific Sessions

Miami, FL, May 16-19, 2019

ASFA 2019: American Society for Apheresis Annual Meeting

Portland, OR, May 14-18, 2019

Monitoring Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia Antibody Reactivity in a Heart Failure Patient Undergoing Plasma Exchange and IVIg Prior to Heart Transplantation

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Wong, E
Authors: Wong ECC, May CW, Ershler WB, Desai S, Bogar LJ, Singh R, Banez-Sese G, Looby MM, Sahud M, Padmanabhan A

Specialties: Cardiology, Hematology/Hemostasis/Thrombosis, Transplant

Heterogeneity of Pediatric Apheresis Physician Viewpoints and Practice Patterns: A Study by the ASFA Pediatric Subcommittee

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Wong, E
Authors: Raval JS, Cooling L, Huq Saifee N, Joshi S, Kim H, Meyer E, O'Leary M, Park YA, Scheiderman J, Wong E, Delaney M

Specialties: Hematology/Hemostasis/Thrombosis, Pediatrics

ISLH 2019: XXXIst Annual International Symposium on Technical Innovations in Laboratory Hematology

Vancouver, Canada, May 9-11, 2019

ACOG 2019: The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting

Nashville, TN, May 3-6, 2019

A Comprehensive Analysis of Allele Frequencies from 476,930 Spinal Muscular Atrophy Test Results

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Alagia, DP, Evans, M, Karbassi, I, Lacbawan, F
Authors: Evans MC, Moore R, McCarthy M, Karbassi I, Alagia DP, Lacbawan F,

Specialties: Neurology

EASL: International Liver Congress 2019

Vienna, Austria, April 10-14, 2019

APHL Newborn Screening and Genetic Testing Symposium 2019

Chicago, IL, April 7-10, 2019

Newborn Screen for MPS1 (Hurler Syndrome) – the Washington, DC experience

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Tanpaiboon, P
Authors: Grant C, Lal TR, Crosby K, Hicks R, Viall S, Tanpaiboon P

Specialties: Genetics, Pediatrics, Women's Health/OB/GYN

SIMD (Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders) 2019

Bellevue, WA, April 6-9, 2019

A new method for automated solid phase extraction of organic acids in urine followed by gas chromatography –time of flight mass spectrometry (GC/Q-TOF) analysis

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Clarke, NJ, Lacbawan, F, Tanpaiboon, P
Authors: Salazar D, Goldman S, Weber D, Ross J, Albi S, Patrimonio L, Albi A, Sharma R, Davoodi R, Guerrero RB, Boktor J, Lacbawan F, Tanpaiboon P, and Clarke N

Specialties: Neurology, Women's Health/OB/GYN

AHA QCOR 2019: American Heart Association Quality of Care and Outcomes Research, Scientific Sessions

Arlington, VA, April 5-6,2019

ACMG 2019: Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting

Seattle, WA, April 2 - 6, 2019

Preliminary Insight into CADASIL Testing: Using Aggregate Patient Data from a Clinical Diagnostics Laboratory to Improve NOTCH3 Variant Interpretation

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Batish, SD, Karbassi, I, Lacbawan, F, Lapierre, JL, Maston, G, McCarthy, M, Mullen, T, Raval, FM
Authors: Raval FM, Lapierre JL, Maston G, Patel U, McCarthy M, Karbassi I, Batish SD, Mullen T, and Lacbawan F

Specialties: Genetics, Neurology

Confirmatory methods used for germline NGS testing teach us about the strengths and weaknesses of molecular technologies

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Batish, SD, DiVincenzo, C, Evans, M, Lacbawan, F, Mullen, T, Rajapakse, J, Wang, Z
Authors: Thomas Mullen, Jalini Rajapakse, Matthew Evans, Christina DiVincenzo, Sat Dev Batish, Zhenyuan Wang, and Felicitas Lacbawan

Specialties: Genetics, Women's Health/OB/GYN

Maternal Chimerism as a Cause of Confounded Gender Reporting and Gender Discordance in cfDNA Screening

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Anderson, B, Blazejewski, L, Chen, N, Koch, S, Masiello, M, Owen, R, Schonberg, S
Authors: Blazejewski LM, Koch S, Masiello M, Chen N, Schonberg SA, Owen R, Zhang K, Anderson B, Lacbawan FL

Specialties: Genetics, Women's Health/OB/GYN

Looming False Negatives: Reconsidering the clinical significance of synonymous variants

Quest Diagnostics Authors: DiVincenzo, C, Hiller, E, Karbassi, I, Lacbawan, F, Maston, G, Mullen, T
Authors: Maston G, Hiller E, Karbassi I, DiVincenzo C, Mullen T, Lacbawan F

Specialties: Genetics

Anticipated Positive Rates for Genetic Testing in the General Population: a “Virtual Panel” Approach

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Hellman, A, Mullen, T, Nakles-Taylor, R, Nery, C
Authors: Hiller E, Maston G, Karbassi I, Andrew Hellman A, Nery C, Nakles-Taylor R, Mullen T

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

Standards for the Classification and Reporting of Constitutional Copy Number Variants: A ClinGen/ACMG Joint Consensus Recommendation

Quest Diagnostics Authors: , V, Kantarci, S, Nakles-Taylor, R
Authors: Rooney Riggs E, Andersen E, Cherry AM, Kantarci S, Kearney H, Patel A, Raca G, Ritter DI, South ST, Thorland EC, Pineda-Alvarez D, Aradhya S, and Lese Martin C

Specialties: Genetics, Neurology

MSACL-US 2019: 11th Annual Conference and Exhibits of the Association for Mass Spectrometry: Applications to the Clinical Laboratory

Palm Springs, CA, March 31-April 4, 2019

A proteomic predictor of lipoprotein function and coronary artery disease: from conception to launch

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Collier, T, Jin, Z
Authors: Timothy S Collier, Zhicheng Jin, Darlene LY Dai, Virginia Chen, Zsuzsanna Hollander, Raymond T Ng, Bruce M McManus, Robert Balshaw, Sophia Apostolidou, Marc S Penn, Cory Bystrom

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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

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AACR 2019: American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2019

Atlanta, GA, March 29 - April 3, 2019

Lynch Syndrome Families with Breast Cancer: Majority of Observed Mutations Are in MSH6 and PMS2

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Fesko, Y, Lacbawan, F, Oddoux,, C, Rhodes , CH, Weltmer, E, Wilson, K
Authors: Weltmer Elaine C,, Wilson Kate L., Oddoux Carole, Rhodes Charlie H., Lacbawan Felicitas L., Fesko Yuri A.

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

ENDO 2019: 100th Annual Meeting and Expo of the Endocrine Society

New Orleans, LA, March 23-26

Simultaneous Monitoring of 13 IGF-1 Variants in a Clinical Mass Spectrometry Assay

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Caulfield, MP, McPhaul, MJ, Motorykin, I, Wu, Z
Authors: Ievgen Motorykin, Michael P. Caulfield, Michael J. McPhaul, Zengru Wu

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Differences In Assay Results Can Be Traced To The Metabolism Of Administered Progesterone In Women Taking Progesterone Supplementation

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Caulfield, MP, McPhaul, MJ, Wu, Z
Authors: Zengru Wu, Ascot B Tabucan, Michael P Caulfield, Cheryl Briggs, Justin Joiner, John Abraham, Michael J McPhau

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Women's Health/OB/GYN

Heterogeneity of Macroprolactin in Samples Suspected of False Hyperprolactinemia

Quest Diagnostics Authors: McPhaul, MJ
Authors: Khanh Quynh N. Nguyen, Rachel H. Langevin, Michael J. McPhaul, Ibrahim A. Hashim

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

2019 South Texas Alzheimer's Conference

San Antonio, TX, February 25 - 26, 2019

A case of AMPAR2 encephalitis with impaired cognition

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Naides, SJ
Authors: Saadatpour L, Sullivan AC, Naides, SJ, Parker AS

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Neurology

2019: Lysosomal Disease Research & Conference

Orlando, FL, February 4 - 8, 2019

Newborn screen for MPS I (Hurler syndrome) – The Washington, DC experience

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Tanpaiboon, P
Authors: Grant C, T Lal TR, Crosby K, Hicks R, Viall S, Tanpaiboon P

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Pediatrics

ISDS 2019: International Society for Disease Surveillance - Annual Conference

San Diego, CA, January 29 - February 1, 2019

Measuring trends in hepatitis C testing with commercial laboratory data

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Kaufman, HW
Authors: Canary L, Thompson WW, Nelson NP, Kaufman H

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Laboratory

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2018

ASH 2018: Am Society of Hematology

San Diego, December 1-4, 2018

Five Year Study of Unfractionated Heparin Serotonin Release Testing at a Large U.S. Reference Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Dlott, J, Wong, E
Authors: Wong ECC, Sahud M, Noh LJ, Aboueyada AM, Frock RA, Haley CL, Dlott JS. William W. Wu

Specialties: Hematology/Hemostasis/Thrombosis

NSGC 2018: National Society of Genetic Counselors 37th Annual Conference

Atlanta, GA, November 14-17, 2018

An Unexpected Pathogenic SDHC Variant Detected by Germline Cancer Panel Testing

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Fesko, Y, Hiller, E, Wilson, K
Authors: Haskins, CG; Wilson, K;Hiller, EH, Fesko, Y; Zhang, Q; Hess, CA

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

AHA 2018: American Heart Association Scientific Sessions

Chicago, IL, November 10-14, 2018

A Novel Proteomic Predictor of Cholesterol Efflux Capacity Demonstrates Inverse Association with Cardiovascular Disease

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Bystrom, C
Authors: Jin Z, Collier TS, Dai DLY, Chen V, Hollander Z, Ng RT, McManus BM, Balshaw R, Apostolidou S, Penn MS, Bystrom C

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Genetics

Genetic Risk Score Associated With Atrial Fibrillation Detected by Insertable Cardiac Monitoring in High-Risk Patients: A REVEAL AF Trial Sub-Study

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Devlin, J
Authors: Verma A, Reiffel JA, Wachter R, Kowey PR, Halperin JL, Gersh BJ, Elkind MSV, Tong CH, Rowland CM, Devlin JJ, Ziegler PD, Iakoubova OA

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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AASLD 2018: American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

San Francisco, CA, November 9-13, 2018

2018 Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) Annual Meeting & Expo

San Antonio, TX, November 1-3, 2018

Noninvasive Prenatal Screening: Can we identify fetuses that are mosaic 45,X/46,XY?

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Buller-Burckle, A, Owen, R
Authors: Chen N, Zhang Q, Masiello ML, Buller-Burckle A, Owen R, Quan F

Specialties: Genetics, Women's Health/OB/GYN

BRAF V600E and beyond in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and other solid tumors

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Horton, C, McNeill, N
Authors: Horton CJ, McNeill N, Freitas T, Shiller M

Specialties: Oncology

Concomitant PD-L1 Expression and Driver Oncogenes in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Horton, C, McNeill, N
Authors: McNeill N, Horton CJ, Freitas T, Shiller M

Specialties: Oncology

Kidney Week 2018 (ASN)

San Diego, CA, October 23-28, 2018

ASHG 2018: The American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting

San Diego, October 16-20, 2018

A straightforward method to improve variant calling sensitivity for a MSH2 splicing mutation (c.942+3A>T) using GATK tools

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Buller-Burckle, A, Gerasimova, A, Grupe, A, Moler, E, Rosenthal, SH, Smolgovsky, A
Authors: Gerasimova A, Rosenthal SH, Wolfson D, Smolgovsky A, Grupe A, Buller-Burckle AGerasimova A, Rosenthal SH, Wolfson D, ASmolgovsky A, Grupe A, Buller-Burckle A, Edward Moler E, Elzinga C, Edward Moler E, Elzinga C

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

Scaling the Resolution of Sequence Variant Classification Discrepancies in ClinVar

Authors: Harrison SM, Dolinksy JS, Chen W, Coffey A, Collins CD, Das S, Deignan JL, Garber KB, Garcia J, Jarinova O, Karbassi I, Knight Johnson AE, Koskenvuo JW, Lee H, Mao R, Maver A, Mar-Heyming R, McFaddin A, Moyer K, Nagan N, Rentas S, Santani AB, Saunders C, Seppälä EH, Shirts B, Tidwell T, Topper S, Vincent LM, Vinette K and Rehm HL

Specialties: Genetics

Evaluating Dosage Sensitivity of Genes Associated with Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Kantarci, S
Authors: Riggs ER, Barry C-A,Ahn JW, Brandt T, Cano O, Cao Y, Goodenberger M, Kantarci S, Khan W, Li G, Ngo C, Risheg H, Runke C, Su M, Shen Y, Aradhya S, Thorland E, and Martin CL

Specialties: Genetics, Neurology

Detection of Alpha-thalassemia common large deletions by Next Generation Sequencing

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Lacbawan, F, Owen, R
Authors: Rosenthal SH, Gerasimova A, Owen R, Catanese J, Buller-Burckle A, and Lacbawan F

Specialties: Genetics, Women's Health/OB/GYN

ABB 2018:

Boston, MA, October 13-16, 2018

AAFP 2018

New Orleans, LA, October 9-13, 2018

ACG 2018: American College of Gastroenterology

Philadelphia, PA, October 5-10, 2018

IDWeek 2018

San Francisco, October 3-7, 2018

Hepatitis C Virus in Women of Child-bearing Age, Pregnant Women and Young Children

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Kaufman, HW
Authors: Schillie SF,, Canary L, Koneru A, Nelson NP,, Tanico W, Kaufman KW., Hariri S,, Vellozzi CJ.

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

WCLC 2018: IASLC 19th World Conference on Luncg Cancer

Toronto, Canada, September 25-26, 2018

Real-World Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase Testing Practices: Results From a Survey in the United States

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Racke, FK
Authors: Bloom K, Sudarsanam S, Hwang H, Racke F, Astrow SH, Moran M, Chloda MD, Sheng J, Ramage J, Mardekian J, Iafrate J

Specialties: Oncology

PAINWeek 2018

Las Vegas, NV, September 4-8, 2018

INFORM Symposium 2018: International Network for Fatty Acid Oxidation Research and Management

Athens, Greece, , September 2-3, 2018

Diagnosis of Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders: Experience at Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute Biochemical Genetics Laboratory.

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Lacbawan, F, Tanpaiboon, P
Authors: Sharma R, Tanpaiboon P, Salazar D, Bonilla-Guerrero R, Lacbawan FL, Asaikar SM

Specialties: Genetics, Neurology

CDC STD Prevention Conference 2018

Washington, DC, August 27- 30

IMSC 2018: XXII International Mass Spectrometry Conference

Florence,Italy, August 26-31, 2018

AMLI 31st Annual Meeting, 2018: The Association of Medical Laboratory Immunologists

Scottsdale, AZ, August 17-20, 2018

AACC 2018: Am Assoc for Clin Chemistry

Chicago, IL, July 29 - Aug 2

Molecular heterogeneity of Macroprolactin in samples suspected of false hyperprolactinemia

Quest Diagnostics Authors: McPhaul, MJ
Authors: Nguyen KN, Langevin R, McPhaul M, Hashim LA

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

ADA 2018: 78th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association

Orlando, FL, June 22-26, 2018

PLUGS Summit 2018

Seattle, WA, June 13th - 15th, 2018

Human Genetic Variation and Disease Conference 2018

Biddeford, ME, June 10 - 15, 2018

Leveraging gnomAD sub-population frequency data in variant interpretation

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Hiller, E
Authors: Hiller E, Maston G, Bogenschutz J, Farinas A, Lapierre J, Medeiros K, Nakles-Taylor R, Raval F, Nery C, Karbassi I, Lacbawan F

Specialties: Genetics

ASM Microbe 2018 (American Society for Microbiology)

Atlanta, GA, June 7-11, 2018

Rapid, Accurate Identification of Candida auris by Using a Novel MALDI-TOF Database (Library)

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Azad, K, Bao, J, Master, R, Schwab, D, Shier, K
Authors: Bao Jian R., Master Ronald N., Azad Kamran N., Schwab Dale A., Clark Richard B, Jones Robert S, Moore Elizabeth C., . Shier Kileen L.

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Rapid, Accurate Identification of Candida auris by Using a Novel MALDI-TOF Database (Library)

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Azad, K, Bao, J, Master, R, Schwab, D, Shier, K
Authors: Bao Jian R., Master Ronald N., Azad Kamran N., Schwab Dale A., Clark Richard B, Jones Robert S, Moore Elizabeth C., . Shier Kileen L.

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Rapid, Accurate Identification of Candida auris by Using a Novel MALDI-TOF Database (Library)

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Azad, K, Bao, J, Master, R, Schwab, D, Shier, K
Authors: Bao Jian R., Master Ronald N., Azad Kamran N., Schwab Dale A., Clark Richard B, Jones Robert S, Moore Elizabeth C., . Shier Kileen L.

Specialties: Infectious Disease

ICA 2018: 11th International Congress on Autoimmunity 2018

Lisbon, Portugal, May 16 - 20, 2018

AAN 2018: American Academy of Neurology Annual meeting 2018

Los Angeles, CA, April 21 - 27, 2018

Development and Validation of Immunoassays for Paraneoplastic Neurological Disorders using a Parallel Nanoscale Microfluidic Analysis System

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Batish, SD, Clarke, NJ, Higgins, JJ
Authors: Trela UT, Morneau K, Sansoucy BG, Goldberger A, Xharja R, Twombly K, Apiri OK, Borowy D, Katzman EM, Noyst B, Loveland P, Willis JL, Jocson M, Wang Z, Dev Batish S, Clarke NJ, and Higgins JJ

Specialties: Neurology

The Frequency of LRP4 Autoantibodies in Serum Specimens Sent to a Clinical Laboratory for Myasthenia Gravis Testing

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Batish, SD, Higgins, JJ
Authors: Batish Sat Dev, Sansoucy Brian, Goldberger Amy, Morneau Keith, Trela Urszula T., Qeleshi Altin, Meservey Marc, Willis Jamie, Katzman Emily, Noyst Beth, Gagnon Kelsey, Ngo Diana H., Higgins Joseph J.

Specialties: Neurology

Analysis of 234 Epilepsy Genes for Sequence and Copy Number Variants Using Next Generation Sequencing

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Higgins, JJ
Authors: Wang Z, Meservey M, Karbassi I, Dev Batish S, Maston G, McCarthy M, Higgins J

Specialties: Neurology

ACMG 2018: Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting

Charlotte, NC, April 10-14, 2018

Detection and Confirmation of Two Jacobsen Syndrome Microdeletions by Prenatal Cell-free DNA Screening

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Blazejewski, L, Lacbawan, F, Owen, R
Authors: Epstein BK., Blazejewski LM., Owen R., Anderson BP., Zhang K., Chen N., Ilagan BJ., Lacbawan FL

Specialties: Genetics, Women's Health/OB/GYN

The Frequency and Spectrum of BRCA1 and BRCA2 Variants in 785 Puerto Rican Individuals Tested by a Diagnostic Reference Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Lacbawan, F
Authors: Nakles-Taylor R, Chen R, Hiller E, Nery C, Karbassi I, Lacbawan F

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

Demonstration that Absence of Co-occurrences with Known Pathogenic Variants Can Be Used as Evidence of Pathogenicity for an Uncertain Variant

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Higgins, JJ, Lacbawan, F
Authors: Maston GA, Fischer H, LaPierre J, Love A, Forum Raval F., Elzinga CD, DiVincenzo C, Karbassi I, Dev Batish S, Wang Z, Higgins JJ, and Lacbawan F

Specialties: Genetics

Diagnostic Confirmation of 2 Jacobsen Syndrome Microdeletions by Prenatal Cell Free DNA Screening

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Blazejewski, L, Zhang, K
Authors: Epstein BK, Blazejewski LM, Owen R, Anderson BP, Zhang K, Chen N, Ilagan BJ, Lacbawan FL

Specialties: Genetics, Women's Health/OB/GYN

ENDO 2018: 99th Annual Meeting and Expo of the Endocrine Society

Chicago, IL, March 17-20, 2018

A Novel High-Throughput Antibody-free LC-MS/MS assay to Quantitate Chromogranin-A in Serum

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Caulfield, MP, Clarke, NJ, McPhaul, MJ
Authors: Weber DM, Goldman S, McPhaul MJ, Caulfield MP, Clarke NJ

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Derivatizing serum testosterone in patient samples increases throughput in a multiplexed LC-MS/MS assay

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Caulfield, MP, Clarke, NJ, McPhaul, MJ
Authors: Redor-Goldman MM, Colletti JD, Simbulan, NL, Caulfield, MP, McPhaul MJ, and Clarke NJ

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Use of a Metabolomic Approach to Non-invasively Diagnose Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM).

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Caulfield, MP, McPhaul, MJ
Authors: Bril F, Millán L, Kalavalpalli S, McPhaul MJ, Caulfield MP, Martinez-Arranz I, Alonso C, Betes PO, Mato JM, Cusi K

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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MSACL 2018: The American Association for Mass Spectrometry: Application to the Clinical Lab

Palm Springs, California, January 21-25, 2018

2017

SABCS 2017: San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

San Antonio, Texas, December 5-9, 2017

HepDART 2017: Hepatology biennial meeting

Kona, Hawaii, December 3-7, 2017

AHA 2017: American Heart Association Scientific Sessions

Anaheim, California, November 11-15, 2017

Comparison of Fasting and Nonfasting Lipoprotein Subfractions and Size in 13,460 Apparently Healthy Individuals

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Caulfield, MP, Wohlgemuth, J
Authors: Farukhi Z, Demler O, Caulfield MP, Kulkarni K, Wohlgemuth J, Cobble M, Luttmann-Gibson H, Cook NR, Krauss RM, Manson JE, Mora S

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Lipidology

APHA 2017: American Public Health Association, Annual Meeting

Atlanta, Georgia, November 4-8, 2017

Examination of mental health comorbidities among HCV-infected persons in the U.S.

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Kaufman, HW
Authors: Canary L, Thompson WW, Isenhour C, Kaufman H, Vellozzi C

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Rheumatology/Immunology/Allergy

Laboratory Data for Public Health Surveillance of Prediabetes and Diabetes in California

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Kaufman, HW, McPhaul, MJ
Authors: Dingbaum E, Gernon L, Darsiea B,Taylor C, McPhaul M, Huang X, Kaufman H, Núñez de Ybarra J

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

2017 ACR/ARHP: American College of Rheumatology

San Diego, California, November 3-8, 2017

14-3-3 (eta) Protein in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) Patients

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Naides, SJ
Authors: Tuttle P, Feller L, Zhukov OS, Lagier RJ, Bridgforth R, Williams GJ, Popov JM, Naides SJ, Moore T

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Rheumatology/Immunology/Allergy

AACC BayChem 2017

CA, October 27, 2017

AASLD 2017: American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

Washington DC, October 20-24, 2017

ACC 2017: Middle East Conference 2017

Dubai, UAE, October 19-21, 2017

Racial Differences in Fasting and Nonfasting Lipoprotein Subfractions and Size in 12,178 Apparently Healthy Individuals

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Caulfield, MP, Wohlgemuth, J
Authors: Farukhi Z, Demler O, Caulfield MP, Kulkarni K, Wohlgemuth J, Cobble M, Luttman-Gibson H, Cook NR, Krauss RM, Manson JE, Mora S

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

ATA 2017: 87th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association

Victoria, BC, Canada, October 18-22, 2017

Genetic analysis using Next Generation Sequencing in 46 pediatric thyroid cancer subjects: Genotype-Phenotype Correlations

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Hantash, FM, Reitz, R
Authors: Kadakia S, Jiang W, Nikita M, Cheng S, Reitz RE, Qu K, Li HX, Newbury RO, Hantash FM, Newfield R

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

UCSF-Quest Diagnostics Dementia Project 2017

San Francisco, California, October 18, 2017

Managing Chronic Conditions Dementia

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Higgins, JJ
Authors: Higgins JJ

Specialties: Neurology

ASHG 2017: The American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting

Orlando, Florida, October17-21, 2017

A 34-gene, NGS assay for common hereditary cancers reveals a high percentage of variants of unknown significance in the POLD1 and POLE genes.

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Lacbawan, F
Authors: Hodko D., Nakles-Taylor R., Chen R., Nery C., Karbassi I., Lacbawan F.

Specialties: Genetics, Laboratory, Oncology

FGT 2017: Foundation of Genetic Technologists 2017 Southeastern Regional Genetics Meeting

Chantilly, VA, September 17, 2017

Classical Cytogenetics: It's still relevant.

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Boles, D
Authors: Debra Boles

Specialties: Genetics

PES 2017: Pediatric Academic Society 10th International meeting of Pediatric Endocrinology

Washington, DC, September 14 - 17, 2017

The relationship between IGF-I and –II concentrations and body composition at birth and over the first 2 months of life

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Caulfield, MP, McPhaul, MJ, Reitz, R
Authors: Hawkes CP, Grimberg A, Kenny LC, Kiely M, O’B Hourihane J, Irvine AD, Sikora K, Larsen JA, Caulfield MP, Argon Y, Reitz RE, McPhaul MJ, Zemel BS, Murray DM

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Measurement of IGF-I and –II concentrations at birth by mass spectrometry in a large birth cohort: Correlation with anthropometry

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Caulfield, MP, McPhaul, MJ, Reitz, R
Authors: Hawkes CP, Murray DM, Kenny LC, Kiely M, O’B Hourihane J, Irvine AD, Sikora K, Larsen JA, Caulfield MP, Argon Y, Reitz RE, McPhaul MJ, Grimberg A.

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

NSGC 2017: National Society of Genetic Counselors 36th Annual Conference

Columbus, OH, September 13 - 16, 2017

Collaboration of Variant Science and Oncology Genetics in Prenatal Diagnosis for CMMRD: a Case Report

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Buller-Burckle, A, Lacbawan, F
Authors: Susan W. Koch, Elaine H. Hiller, Carolyn P. Castonguay, Kristin Zelley, Jennifer Hopper, Arlene M. Buller-Burckle, Felicitas L. Lacbawan

Specialties: Women's Health/OB/GYN

Understanding Characteristics of Industry Genetic Counselors to Inform Ongoing Workforce Discussions

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Hahn, SE
Authors: Amanda Bergner, Deepti Babu, Shelly Cummings, Susan Hahn, Kirsty McWalter, Christopher Ta

Specialties: Women's Health/OB/GYN

ASCP 2017; American Society for Clinical Pathology

Chicago, IL, September 6 - 8, 2017

Clinical and Economic Benefits of Cervical Cancer Co-Testing with 3- and 5-Year Intervals

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Hillborne, L
Authors: Michael J Lacey, Gregory M Lenhart, Jeffrey D Miller, Lee H Hilborne, Scott K Pohlman, Adrian Vilalta, Kathleen A Troeger, Juan C Felix

Specialties: Women's Health/OB/GYN

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SSIEM 2017: Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 5-8, 2017

Fifteen years’ experience: Diagnosis of fatty acid oxidation disorders at Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute Biochemical Genetics Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Lacbawan, F
Authors: Sharma R, Salazar D, Bonilla-Guerrero R, Davoodi-Semiromi A, Neidich JA, Owen R and Lacbawan, FL

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

AMLI 30th Annual Meeting, 2017: The Association of Medical Laboratory Immunologists

Denver, CO, Aug 13 - 16, 2017

ANCA-Associated Vasculitis: Introduction and a Case Study

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Lewis, C
Authors: Lewis C

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Neurology Diagnostics

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Naides, SJ

Specialties: Infectious Disease

AACC 2017: 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo

San Diego, CA, July 30-Aug 3, 2017

9th IAS Conference on HIV Science 2017 (International AIDS Society Meeting)

Paris, France, July 23 - July 26, 2017

Case report: Transmission of a primary integrase inhibitor resistance mutation identified in a Bronx, NY ambulatory clinic

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Batterman, HJ
Authors: Kanter T, Kagan R, Omara A, Menon A, Gonzalez E, Singh M, Zeana C, Kelly P, Cavallo M, Purswani M

Specialties: Infectious Disease

AAIC 2017: Alzheimer’s Association International Conference

London, England, UK, July 16 - 20, 2017

Development of a Novel Multi-Biomarker Assessment Score for Alzheimer’s Disease

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Clarke, NJ
Authors: Weber DM, Goldman S, Lagier R, Rowland C, Rissman R, Brewer J, Clarke N

Specialties: Neurology

NSCA 2017: National Strength and Conditioning Association Annual Conference

Las Vegas, NV, July 12 - 15, 2017

Development and validation of a self-collection blood test for athletic assessment of hormones

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Bi, C, Clarke, NJ, Fragala, M
Authors: M.S. Fragala, S.M. Goldman, C. Bi, M.M. Goldman, S.M. Arent, A.J. Walker, N.J. Clarke

Specialties: Sports Medicine

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ISPD 2017: 21st Annual International Conference on Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy

San Diego, CA, July 9 - 12, 2017

Technical and Clinical Implications of Maternal Chromosome Xp Deletion Identified by Prenatal Cell-free DNA Screening

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Owen, R, Strom, C, Zhang, K
Authors: Ilagan B, Maxwell M, Fisher B, Milanovich J, Owen R, Anderson B, Zhang K and Strom C

Specialties: Women's Health/OB/GYN

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Maternal derivative X chromosome with loss of Xq and gainof 4q identified following prenatal cfDNA screening:implications for clinical management

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Lacbawan, F, Rabin, D, Zhang, K
Authors: Guy C, Maxwell M, Owen R, Ghaffari G, Naggar ME, Anderson B, Zhang K, Rabin D, and Lacbawan F

Specialties: Women's Health/OB/GYN

FOCiS 2017: Federation of Clinical Immunology Society

Chicago, Il, June 14-17, 2017

ADA 2017: 77th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association

San Diego, CA, June 9-13, 2017

Type 2 diabetes (T2D) Prediction by Hemoglobin A1c (A1C) in Real-World Scenarios

Quest Diagnostics Authors: McPhaul, MJ
Authors: Leong A, Daya N, Porneala B, Devlin JJ, Shiffman D, McPhaul MJ, Selvin E, Meigs JB

Specialties: Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

ASM Microbe 2017 (American Society for Microbiology)

New Orleans, June 1 - 5, 2017

Regional Epidemiology of Enteric Pathogens in 2015

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Kapoor, H, Schwab, D
Authors: Kapoor H, Schwab DA, Cromien JL

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Rheumatology/Immunology/Allergy

2017 ACSM 64th Annual Meeting (American College of Sports Medicine)

Denver, CO, May 30 - June 3, 2017

Associations of Aerobic and Strength Exercise with Clinical Laboratory Test Values

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Bi, C, Fragala, M, Kaufman, HW, Kroll, MH
Authors: Maren. S. Fragala, Caixia Bi, Michael Chaump, Harvey W. Kaufman, Martin H. Kroll

Specialties: Sports Medicine

Monitoring Markers of Nutrition Status Throughout a Collegiate Soccer Season

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Fragala, M
Authors: Courteney L. Benjamin, Robert A. Huggins, Ryan M. Curtis, Andrea R. Fortunati, Maren S. Fragala, Mathew L. Hall, Elaine C. Lee, David P. Looney, Chris A. West, Douglas J. Casa

Specialties: Sports Medicine

Monitoring Markers of Oxygen Transport Throughout A Collegiate Soccer Season

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Fragala, M
Authors: Andrea R. Fortunati, Robert A. Huggins, Ryan M. Curtis, Garrett J. Fontaine, Matthew L. Hall, Elaine C. Lee, David P. Looney, Chris A. West, Douglas J. Casa, Maren S. Fragala

Specialties: Sports Medicine

Monitoring Cardiovascular, Hepatic, Renal, And Hematological Markers Of Health In Collegiate Soccer Players

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Fragala, M
Authors: Courteney L. Benjamin, Robert A. Huggins, Ryan M. Curtis, Andrea R. Fortunati, Maren S. Fragala, Mathew L. Hall, Elaine C. Lee, David P. Looney, Chris A. West, Douglas J. CasaWilliam M. Adams, Robert A. Huggins, Ryan Curtis, Abigail T. Colburn, Andrea R. Fortunati, Matthew L. Hall, Maren S. Fragala, David P. Looney, Elaine C. Lee, Chris A. West, Douglas J. Casa

Specialties: Sports Medicine

Biomarkers of Endocrine, Muscle, and Inflammatory Health Track Training Load of a Collegiate Soccer

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Fragala, M
Authors: Robert A. Huggins, Ryan M. Curtis, Andrea R. Fortunati, Maren S. Fragala, Matthew L. Hall, Elaine C. Lee, David P. Looney, Chris A. West, Douglas J. Casa

Specialties: Sports Medicine

2017 Pediatric Rheumatology Symposium

Houston, TX, May 17-20, 2017

Prevalence of Serum 14-3-3η in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Naides, SJ
Authors: Iris Reyhan, Olga S. Zhukov, Robert J. Lagier, Robert Bridgforth, Gary J Williams, Joanna M. Popov, Stanley J. Naides and Andreas Reiff

Specialties: Rheumatology/Immunology/Allergy

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2017: Pediatric Rheumatology Symposium

Houston, Texas, May 17-20, 2017

14-3-3π(eta) Protein in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Naides, SJ
Authors: Tuttle P, Feller L, Zhukov OS, Lagier RJ, Bridgforth R, Williams GJ, Popov J, Naides SJ, Moore T

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Rheumatology/Immunology/Allergy

ACOG 2017: The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting

San Diego, CA, May 6-9, 2017

Confined Placental Trisomy 18 Mosaicism Detected by Maternal Serum and Prenatal cfDNA Screening

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Maxwell, M, Rabin, D, Strom, C
Authors: Carrie Guy, Megan D. Maxwell, James L. Waurin, Arlene M. Buller-Burckle, Douglas S. Rabin, and Charles M. Strom

Specialties: Women's Health/OB/GYN

Confined Placental Trisomy 18 Mosaicism Detected by Maternal Serum and Prenatal cfDNA Screening

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Rabin, D, Strom, C
Authors: Carrie Guy, Megan D. Maxwell, James L. Waurin, Arlene M. Buller-Burckle, Douglas S. Rabin, and Charles M. Strom

Specialties: Women's Health/OB/GYN

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ASFA 2017: American Society for Apheresis Annual Meeting

Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 3-6, 2017

Hemostasis Management and Therapeutic Plasma Exchange: Results of a Practice Survey

Authors: Nicole D. Zantek, Edward Wong, Yanhua Li, Leonard I. Boral, Chisa Yamada, Monica Pagano, Laura Cooling, Marian Rollins-Raval, Amy Schmidt, Roy E. Smith, Annika Svennsson, Jason Crane, YanYun Wu

Specialties: Hematology/Hemostasis/Thrombosis

AAN 2017: American Academy of Neurology Annual meeting 2017

Boston, MA, April 22-28, 2017

Clinical Testing for Titin and RyR Autoantibodies in Myasthenia Gravis

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Clarke, NJ, Higgins, JJ
Authors: Amy Goldberger, Keith R. Morneau, Brian G. Sansoucy, Nigel J. Clarke, and Joseph J. Higgins

Specialties: Neurology

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LRP4 Autoimmune Reactivity in a Diverse DSN-Myasthenia Gravis Patient Population

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Clarke, NJ, Higgins, JJ
Authors: Keith R. Morneau, Brian G. Sansoucy, Amy Goldberger, Urzela T. Trela, Nigel J. Clarke, Joseph J. Higgins

Specialties: Neurology

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Analysis of the Repeat Size Distribution of over 82,000 Alleles in the Spinocerebellar Ataxias

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Higgins, JJ
Authors: Zhenyuan Wang, Marc Meservey, Sat Dev Batish, Michelle D. York and Joseph J. Higgins

Specialties: Neurology

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Borderline CNBP CCTG Expansions in Myotonic Dystrophy Type 2 in over 16,000 Specimens Analyzed in a Clinical Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Higgins, JJ
Authors: Elise M. Nedzweckas, Rebecca Moore, Marc Meservey, Chanan Moffitt, Carly Parnell, Tara McNamara, Nicholas Tiebout, Zhenyuan Wang, Sat Dev Batish and Joseph J. Higgins

Specialties: Neurology

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ACTS 2017: Association for Clinical and Translational Science

Washington, DC, April 19-21, 2017

Big data approaches to defining HIV transmission dynamics among HIV-infected individuals in the mid-Atlantic United States

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Meyer III, WA
Authors: Seble G. Kassaye, Zehava Grossman, Soo Rhee, William Meyer III, Princy Kumar, David Katzenstein, Frank Maldarelli, Robert Shafer

Specialties: Health Information Technology, Infectious Disease, Rheumatology/Immunology/Allergy

AACR 2017: American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2017

Washington, DC, April 1-5, 2017

Validation of a Clinically Actionable-Cancer Core Gene Test for Solid Tumors Facilitating Targeted Molecular Therapy and Immunotherapy

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Catanese, J, Hantash, FM, Strom, C
Authors: Ma L, Hua M, Rivera S, Gerasimova A, Nguyen Q, Sunkara S, Lagier R, Smolgovsky A, Wolfson D, Racke F, Strom C, Grupe A, Catanese J, Hantash F

Specialties: Oncology

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ENDO 2017: The Endocrine Society's 99th Meeting & Expo

Orlando, FL, April 1-5, 2017

Mutational Analysis in 46 Pediatric Thyroid Cancer Subjects and Correlations with Age, Ethnicity, and Clinical Presentation

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Hantash, FM, Reitz, R
Authors: Kadakia S, Jiang W, Nikita ME, Cheng S-M, Hantash FM, Newbury RO, Reitz RE, Newfield RS

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Oncology

ACMG 2017: Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting 2017

Phoenix, AZ, March 21 - 25, 2017

Detection of Fetal Prader-Willi/Angelman Microdeletion and Differentiation of Maternal Distal 15q Deletion by Prenatal Cell-free DNA Screening: Case Report

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Strom, C
Authors: Blazejewski LM, Masiello M, Owen R, Maxwell MD, Guy C, Anderson B, Zhang K, Chen N, Lacbawan FL, Strom CM

Specialties: Women's Health/OB/GYN

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Trisomy 7 Identified by Prenatal cfDNA Screening: Clinical Management Implications

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Blazejewski, L, Lacbawan, F, Maxwell, M, Owen, R, Rabin, D, Strom, C, Zhang, K
Authors: Blazejewski LM, Maxwell MD, Guy C, Anderson B, Owen R, Zhang K, Rabin DS, Lacbawan FL, Strom CM

Specialties: Women's Health/OB/GYN

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Costing the Diagnostic Odyssey: The-NIH Undiagnosed Disease Program Five-Year Experience

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Lacbawan, F
Authors: Lacbawan F, Toro C, Landis D, Godfrey R, Wahl C, Nehrebecky M, Groden C, Regier D, Macnamara E, Rowland C , Shiffman D, Garcia V, Adams D, Gahl W and Tifft C

Specialties: Genetics

ACC 2017: American College of Cardiology’s 66th Annual Scientific Session & Expo 2017

Washington DC, , March 17-19, 2017

Atrial Fibrillation Genetic Risk Score and the Burden of Atrial Fibrillation: An ENGAGE AF-TIMI 48 Analysis

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Devlin, J, Shiffman, D
Authors: Ruff CT, Shiffman D, Devlin JJ, Giugliano RP, Antman EM, Trevisan M, Nordio F, Vandell AG, Mercuri M, Sabatine MS

Specialties: Cardiology

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CROI 2017: The annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections

Seattle, WA, USA, February 13 - 16, 2017

Undiagnosed HIV and HCV in a New York City emergency room, 2015

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Zhang, K
Authors: Torian LV, Felsen U, Xia Q, Rude E, Rose H, Bocour A, Williams GJ, Bridgforth BF, Forgione LA, Zingman BS

Specialties: Infectious Disease

2016

AHA 2016: American Heart Association, Scientific Sessions

New Orleans, LA, USA, November 12-16, 2016

Prospective Evaluation of a Genetic Risk Score for Atrial Fibrillation in Patients Undergoing Extended Cardiac Rhythm Monitoring

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Devlin, J, Naides, SJ, Wohlgemuth, J
Authors: Muse ED, Emily Spencer G, Wineinger NE, Peters M, Barrett P, Wohlgemuth J, Devlin J, Shiffman D, Topol EJ

Specialties: Cardiology, Genetics

Pediatric Critical Care Colloquium 2016

New York, NY, November 11-13, 2016

Glucocorticoid Prophylaxis Inhibits the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis in Neonates Undergoing Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Quest Diagnostics Authors: McPhaul, MJ
Authors: Tang A, Rosenfeld CR, Mikhael M, Forbess J, McPhaul MJ, Koch JD

Specialties: Cardiology

2016 Georgia Cancer Genetics Network Annual Conference

Atlanta, GA, November 4, 2017

Help Me, Help You: Growing Your Practice

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Wilson, K
Authors: Wilson, Kate

Specialties: Genetics

ASHG 2016: The American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting

Vancouver, Canada, October 18-22, 2016

Prospective Analysis of Maternal Duplications Improves Positive Predictive Value in Prenatal Cell-free DNA Screening

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Owen, R, Strom, C, Zhang, K
Authors: Maxwell M, Strom CM, Anderson B, Owen R, Zhang K, Lacbawan F

Specialties: Genetics, Women's Health/OB/GYN

NSGC 2016: National Society of Genetic Counselors 35th Annual Education Conference

Seattle, WA, USA, September 28 - October 1st, 2016

Discordant NIPS Results: A consideration of maternal and fetal incidental findings

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Owen, R, Strom, C, Zhang, K
Authors: Maxwell M, Guy C, Anderson B, Owen R, Zhang K, Lacbawan F, Strom C

Specialties: Genetics, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine, Women's Health/OB/GYN

We can work it out: Hereditary Cancer Test Utilization Management in a Large Commercial Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Wilson, K
Authors: Cheng L, Wilson KL, Lammers KY

Specialties: Genetics, Oncology

Religion and Spirituality in Genetic Counseling

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Wilson, K
Authors: Wilson K

Specialties: Genetics

Double Dipping: Education Research in Diverse Settings

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Guy, C
Authors: Guy C

Specialties: Genetics

SSIEM 2016: Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism Annual Symposium

Rome, Italy, September 6-9, 2016

15 Years’ Experience: Diagnosis of Organic Acidemias at Quest Diagnostics Biochemical Genetics Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Strom, C, Zhang, K
Authors: Sharma R, Salazar DZ, Bonilla-Guerrero R, Davoodi-Semiromi A, Lobo RM, Lee JE Neidich JA, Zhang K, Strom CM

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Genetics

ESC 2016: 38th Annual Congress of the European Society of Cardiology

Rome, Italy, August 27, 2016 - August 31, 2016

AACC 2016: 68th Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Exposition of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry

Philadelphia, PA, July 31, 2016 - August 4, 2016

Impact of risperidone treatment of autistic disorders on metabolic risk factors in children and adolescents

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Kroll, MH
Authors: Srisawasdi P, Vanwong N, Hongkaew Y, Vanavanan S, Intachak B, Ngamsamut N, Limsila P, Sukasem C, Kroll MH

Specialties: Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics

AAIC 2016: 19th Annual Alzheimer's Association International Conference

Toronto, Canada, July 24, 2016 - July 28, 2016

Cerebrospinal Fluid Beta Amyloid 40 and 42 Quantitation Using a Novel Stabilization Technique

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Clarke, NJ, Higgins, JJ
Authors: Tran D, Weber DM, Goldman S, Sansoucy B, Albi A, Lynn T, Higgins J, Clarke N

Specialties: Geriatrics/Age Management, Neurology, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine

ISPD 2016: 20th Annual International Conference on Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy

Berlin, Germany, July 10, 2016 - July 13, 2016

Frequency of Total Uniparental Isodisomy and Triploidy in a Series of Oligo-SNP Array Analyses of Products of Conception (POC) and Amniocytes.

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Owen, R
Authors: Wang BT, Owen R, Boyar F, Mahon L, Wang JC, El Naggar M, Kelly J, Hemmat M, Anguiano A

Specialties: Genetics, Women's Health/OB/GYN

ACC 2016: 44th Biennial American Cytogenetics Conference

Sunriver, OR, June 27, 2016 - June 30, 2016

A case report of a complex supernumerary marker chromosome in prenatal testing by chromosomes and SNP array representing constitutional chromoanagenesis.

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Boyar, F, Haddadin, M, Mahon, L, Owen, R
Authors: Haddadin, Mary H, Mahon, Loretta W, Ray, James H, Shirong, Wang, Owen, Renius X, Boyar, Fatih Z, Strom, Charles

Specialties: Genetics, Women's Health/OB/GYN

CuraSMA 2016 (Spinal Muscular Atrophy)

Disneyland, CA, June 16, 2016 - June 18, 2016

Inter-Laboratory Comparison of Assays to Measure SMN1 and SMN2 Copy Number in Dried Blood Spots and Support Pilot Newborn Screening for SM

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Zhang, K
Authors: Golriz K. Yazdanpanah, Mei Liu, Shu-Chuan Chiang, Matthew Evans, Michael Scally, Paul Carmillo, Han Phan, Francis K. Lee, John Carulli, Wuh-Liang Hwu, Yin-Hsiu Chien, Chao Sun, John F. Staropoli, Robert F. Vogt

Specialties: Genetics, Neurology, Pediatrics

ASM Microbe 2016: 1st Annual ASM Microbe

Boston, MA, June 16, 2016 - June 20, 2016

ADA 2016: 76th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association

New Orleans, LA, June 10, 2016 - June 14, 2016

Pattern of Monogenic Diabetes Test Results from a Large Commercial Testing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Batish, SD, Higgins, JJ, McPhaul, MJ
Authors: McPhaul MJ, Maston GA, Wang Z, Jaremko M, Batish SD, Higgins JJ

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

ASCO 2016: 52nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Chicago, IL, June 3, 2016 - June 7, 2016

OncoKB: Annotation of the oncogenic effect and treatment implications of somatic mutations in cancer.

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Hantash, FM
Authors: Chakravarty D, Phillips SM, Gao JJ, Kundra R, Zhang H, Rudolph JE, Yaeger RD, Soumerai T, Nissan MH, Chandarlapaty S, Traina TA, Paik PK, Loh Ho A, Hantash F, Grupe A, Paraiso E, Ladanyi M, Solit DB, Sabbatini P, Schultz N

Specialties: Health Information Technology, Oncology

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CVS 2016: 32nd Annual Clinical Virology Symposium

Daytona Beach, FL, May 19, 2016 - May 22, 2016

ISLH 2016: 19th Annual International Symposium on Technical Innovations in Laboratory Hematology

Milano, Italy, May 12, 2016 - May 14, 2016

PAS 2017: Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies

Baltimore, MD, April 30, 2016 - May 3, 2016

AAN 2016: 68th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology

Vancouver, Canada, April 15, 2016 - April 21, 2016

What is the Current Value Equation for Dementia Diagnosis and Management: Variation in costs across practice types

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Higgins, JJ
Authors: Wilson L, Bonasera S, Davis M, Balsamo D, Kassan D, Stallone J, Harry J,. Kurzweil PJ, Higgins J, Rankin K, Warsh J, Kaplan R

Specialties: Geriatrics/Age Management, Neurology

Development of an Expert Consensus Approach to Screening, Assessment, and Diagnosis of Patients At Risk for Neurodegenerative Disease

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Agersborg, S
Authors: Rankin K, Possin K, Geschwind M, Kramer J, Ritchie C, Gearhart R, Rabinowitz N, Bonasera S, Brewer J, Carlsson C, Caselli R, Dickerson B, Fong J, Fredericks C, Gelfand J, Grossman M, Hess C, Higgins J, Huey E, Kaufer D, Lanata S, Lee S, Merrilees J, Naasan G, Ng D, Petersen R, Pressman P, Rosen H, Small G, Stern R, Williams M, Yaffe K, Yokoyama J, Miller B

Specialties: Geriatrics/Age Management, Neurology

Development of diagnostic decision tree for rapidly progressive dementia

Authors: Gelfand J, Fredericks C, Rabinowitz N, Rankin K, Hess C, Paoletti M, Higgins J, Williams G, Miller B, Rosen H, Geschwind M

Specialties: Geriatrics/Age Management, Neurology

Analysis of 141 epilepsy related genes in 390 patients using next generation sequencing

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Batish, SD, Evans, M, Higgins, JJ, Hoffman, C, Krasner, M
Authors: Wang Z, Jaremko M, Batish SD, Meservey M, McCarthy M, Medeiros AC, Walsh J, Allen S, Rochibaud N, DiVincenzo C, Casiello T, Bazinet M, Doan D, McCarthy M, Karbassi I, Storozuk V, Kacprzyk M, Liaquat K, Hoffman C, Krasner M, Dodge WA, Evans MC, Elzinga C, York M, Braastad C, Higgins JJ

Specialties: Neurology, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine

Analytical Performance of a Genome-Phenome analyzer in a Clinical Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Batish, SD, Higgins, JJ
Authors: Higgins JJ, Wang Z, Jaremko M, Batish SD, York M

Specialties: Genetics, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine

Frequency of FTLD Mutations in a Community Sample versus Specialty Clinic

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Higgins, JJ
Authors: Rabinowitz N, Yokoyama J, Karydas A, Coppola G, Bonham L, Fong J, Rankin K, Miller B, Bright A, Karbassi I, Meservey M, Liaquat K, Gallen M, Hoffman C, Krasner M, Dodge W, Higgins JJ

Specialties: Genetics, Neurology

The frequency of damaging genetic variants in a cohort of over 1500 patients with Early Onset Familial Alzheimer’s disease

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Higgins, JJ
Authors: Bright A, Karbassi I, Meservey M, Yokoyama J, Rabinowitz N, Bean A, Liaquat K, Gallen M, Hoffman C, Krasner M, Dodge W, Higgins JJ

Specialties: Geriatrics/Age Management, Neurology

ICA 2016: 10th Biennial International Congress on Autoimmunity

Leipzig, Germany, April 6, 2016 - April 10, 2016

Viral nonstructural protein 1 (NS1) stimulates autoimmunity by destruction of self-tolerance

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Naides, SJ
Authors: Puttaraksa K, Pirttinen H, Lagier RJ, Naides SJ, Gilbert L

Specialties: Infectious Disease, Rheumatology/Immunology/Allergy

ENDO 2016: 98th Annual Meeting and Expo of the Endocrine Society

Boston, MA, April 1, 2016 - April 4, 2016

Validation of a targeted next-generation sequencing test for indeterminate thyroid nodules in a clinical setting

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Barlan, C, Catanese, J, Cheng, S, Hantash, FM, Li, H, Nguyen, Q, Racke, FK, Reitz, R, Sanders, H, Strom, C
Authors: Cheng S, Qu K, Barlan C, Li H, Taylor JF, Grupe A, Wolfson DA, Smolgovsky A, Sanders HR, Gerasimova A, Nguyen Q, Catanese JJ, Strom CM, Racke FK, Waldman FM, Reitz RE, Hantash FM

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Oncology, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine

NCCN 2016: 21st Annual Conference of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Hollywood, FL, March 31, 2016 - April 1, 2016

ICVH 2016: 6th International Conferene on Viral Hepatitis

San Francisco, CA , March 14, 2016 - March 15, 2016

ACMG 2016: 23rd Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting of the American College of Medical Genetics

Tampa, FL, Tuesday, March 08, 2016 - March 12, 2016

Analysis of PKD1 and PKD2 Sequencing Variants in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Batish, SD
Authors: Lapierre J, Batish S, DiVincenzo C, Dubois F, Karbassi I, Love A, Malgorzata J, Maston G, McCarthy M, Meservey M, Wang Z

Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Gastroenterology, Genetics, Nephrology

NBSGTS 2016: Association of Public Health Laboratories-2016 Newborn Screening and Genetic Testing Symposium

Albuquerque, NM, February 29, 2016 - March 3, 2016

Inter-Laboratory Comparison of Assays to Measure SMN2 Copy Number in Dried Blood Spots from Patients with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Evans, M, Scally, M
Authors: Yazdanpanah GK, Liu M, Chiang S, Evans M, Scally M, Carmillo P, Phan H, Lee FK, Carulli J, Hwu W-L, Chien Y-H, Sun C, Staropoli JF, Vogt RF

Specialties: Family medicine practitioners, Genetics, Neurology, Pathology, Laboratory Medicine, Pediatrics

MSACL-US 2016: 8th Annual Conference and Exhibits of the Association for Mass Spectrometry: Applications to the Clinical Laboratory

Palm Springs, CA, February 21, 2016 - February 25, 2016

2015

ASHG 2015: American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting

Baltimore, MD, October 6 – 10, 2015

Increased Identification of CFTR Mutations Using an Expanded Panel of Validated Pathogenic Mutations

Authors: Weimin Sun, Douglas Rabin, Dana Goos-Root, Taraneh Angeloni, Steve Keiles, Jeff Radcliff, Charles Strom

Specialties: Women's Health/OB/GYN

FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 2015

Vancouver, Canada, October 4 – 9, 2015

An Automated, Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening Assay (NIPS) for Trisomy 21,18,13 in singleton and twin gestations

Authors: Ben Anderson, Ke Zhang, Quoclinh Nguyen, David Tsao, Yan Liu, Kayla Livingston, Amanda Albi, Chris Elzinga, Weimin Sun, Corey Braastat, Douglas Rabin, Charles Strom

EULAR 2015: Annual European Congress of Rheumatology

Rome, Italy, June 10-13, 2015

Serum14-3-3eta protein differentiates osteoarthritis from inflammatory arthritis

Authors: S. J. Naides, O. S. Zhukov, J. G. Rivera, R. W. Abolhosn, C. M. Rowland, J. M. Popov, K. D. Michaud

ASM 2015: 115th General Meeting, American Society for Microbiology

New Orleans, Louisiana, May 30-June 2, 2015

Rapid detection of streptococcus pyogenes using the Simplexa™ group A strep direct assay

Authors: C. Cheng, H. Gregson, R. Huang, B. Torres, M. Tabb

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Simplexa® C. difficile direct—a solution for moderate-complexity labs combining real-time PCR detection with simplified workflow

Authors: E. Huang, A. Bologa, Y. Parocua, S. Miller, R. Martin, S. Dempsey, C. Cheng, R. Humphries, M. Tabb

Specialties: Infectious Disease

CVS 2015: 31st Annual Clinical Virology Symposium

Daytona Beach, Florida, April 26-29, 2015

Detection of norovirus in raw stool using the Simplexa™ Norovirus Direct Assay

Authors: Peter Lee, Raymond Huang, Kristin Ramos, Maria Vestal, Jules Chen, Michelle Tabb

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Detection of streptococcus pyogenes by the Simplexa® Group A Strep Direct Assay

Authors: Cindy Cheng, Heather Gregson, Brian Yu, Cristina Austria, Louis Geller, Michelle Tabb

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Evaluation of the Simplexa™ EV & HPeV direct assay that detects enterovirus and parechovirus directly from cerebrospinal fluid specimens

Authors: Mahalakshmi Nair, Cindy Cheng, Thanh Mai Dang, Yvette Parocua, Betsabe Torres, Michelle Tabb

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Comparison of Simplexa™ HSV 1 & 2 direct and culture for detection of HSV in genital swab specimens

Authors: Jules Chen, Yuan Xie, Huong Mai, Brian Yu, Cristina Austria, Dipesh Jaiswal, Louis Geller, Michelle Tabb

AAN 2015: Annual Meeting

Washington, DC, April 18-25, 2015

Variants in the COL6A1, COL6A2, and COL6A3 genes in collagen VI-related congenital muscular dystrophy

Authors: Malgorzata Jaremko, Keith Morneau, Tiffany Smith, Zhenyuan Wang, Funda E. Suer, Carol Hoffman, Khalida Liaquat, Michele McCarthy, Jennifer L. Lapierre, Valerie Storozuk, Marc Meservey, Sat Dev Batish, Joseph Higgins

Specialties: Neurology

Molecular combing compared to southern blot in measuring D4Z4 contractions in FSHD

Authors: Jessica Vasale, Michael Jocson, Fatih Boyar, Khalida Liaquat, Carol Hoffman, Vladimira Sulcova, David Tsao, Kerri C. Hensley, Yan Liu, Patricia Chan, Renius Owen, Corey Braastad, Weimin Sun, Arturo Anguiano, Malgorzata Jaremko, Zhenyuan Wang, Funda E. Sue

Specialties: Neurology

MuSK Autoantibodies in Myasthenia Gravis: Experience with >28,000 Specimens Tested in a Clinical Laboratory

Authors: Amy Goldberger, Brian Sansoucy, Keith Morneau, Kaylan Burnham, Sat Dev Batish, Funda E. Suer, Zhenyuan Wang, Malgorzata Jaremko, Joseph Higgins

Specialties: Neurology

Frequencies of mutations in 20 genes associated with hereditary ataxia: experience from a US clinical laboratory

Authors: Zhenyuan Wang, Marc Meservey, Michele McCarthy, Sat Dev Batish, Malgorzata Jaremko, Funda E. Suer, Joseph Higgins

Specialties: Neurology

The frequency of serum neural autoantibodies in suspected autoimmune epilepsy

Authors: Brian Sansoucy, Malgorzata Jaremko, Kaylan Burnham, Keith Mourneau, Amy Goldberger, Vishal Patel, Zhenyuan Wang, Funda E. Suer, Sat Dev Batish, Joseph J. Higgins

MSACL 2015: Applications to the Clinical Lab. 7th Annual Conference and Exhibits

San Diego, California, March 28 - April 1, 2015

Immunometric IGF-1 measurements frequently misclassify clinical samples compared to a mass spectrometry IGF-1 assay

Authors: Vivien Bonert, John David Carmichael, Odelia Cooper, James Mirocha, Richard E. Reitz, Anne L. Caston-Balderrama, Michael John McPhaul, Michael Phillip Caulfield, Shlomo Melmed

ACMG 2015: Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting

Salt Lake City, Utah, March 25-27, 2015

Recovery of Filamentous fungi from clinical specimens: Frequency, demography and impact from media

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Bao, J, Clark, R, Jones, RS, Master, R, Shier, K
Authors: Bao, JR, Master, RN, Jones, RS, Clark, RB, Moore, EC, Shier, KL

Specialties: Infectious Disease

Mild Canavan disease presenting with Ocular Migraines and atypical Brain MRI

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Lacbawan, F, Tanpaiboon, P
Authors: Tanpaiboon P, Sharma R, Salazar D, Bonilla-Guerrero R, Lacbawan FL, Asaikar SM

Specialties: Genetics, Neurology

Serendipitous Detection of Maternal Tetrasomy 9p as a Result of Prenatal Cell-free DNA Screening

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Lacbawan, F, Owen, R
Authors: Harper C, Kahl K, Owen R, Anderson BP, Zhang K, Ghaffari G, Kelly JC, Lacbawan FL

Specialties: Genetics, Women's Health/OB/GYN

The Frequency of LRP4 Autoantibodies in Serum Specimens Sent to a Clinical Laboratory for Myasthenia Gravis Testing

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Higgins, JJ
Authors: Dev Batish S, Sansoucy B, Goldberger A, Morneau K, Trela UT, Qeleshi A, Meservey M, Willis J, Katzman E, Beth Noyst B, Gagnon K, Ngo DH, Higgins JJ

Specialties: Neurology

Monitoring Cardiovascular, Hepatic, Renal, And Hematological Markers Of Health In Collegiate Soccer Players

Quest Diagnostics Authors: Fragala, M
Authors: William M. Adams, Robert A. Huggins, Ryan Curtis, Abigail T. Colburn, Andrea R. Fortunati, Matthew L. Hall, Maren S. Fragala, David P. Looney, Elaine C. Lee, Chris A. West, Douglas J. Casa

Specialties: Sports Medicine

Gene mutation frequencies and phenotype correlations in ALS patients tested at a clinical laboratory

Authors: Alison Bright, Izabela D Karbassi, Khalida Liaquat, Carol Hoffman, Marc Meservey, Meagan Krasner, Sat Dev Batish, Joseph J Higgins

Specialties: Neurology

Comprehensive MLPA Analysis of PKD1 and PKD2 Deletions and Duplications in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease

Authors: Funda E Suer, Everhart Tyran, Malgorzata Jaremko, Zhenyuan Wang, Sat Dev Batish, Gregory Park, Macedo Jenna, Mariola Kacprzyk, Glenn Matson, Kellie Johnson, Jennifer Lapierre, Khalida Liaquat, Carol Hoffman, Valerie Storozuk, Marc Meservey, Joseph J. Higg

Specialties: Neurology

Jumping SHOX gene deletion: an unusual inheritance due to crossover in the pseudoautosomal region of X and Y chromosomes

Authors: Dongli Huang, Emily S. Doherty, Erica Reynolds, Eric D. Smith, Howard Walker, Christina Bess, Viktoria Grauer, Daniel M. Jones, Philip N. Mowrey

Specialties: Women's Health/OB/GYN

Incidence and patterns of ROS1 FISH abnormalities in 648 cases of lung adenocarcinoma

Authors: Jie Xu, Joey C. Kelly, Julie L. Cox, Eric A. Smith, Marc A. Sanidad, Daniel M. Jones, Philip N. Mowrey

BRCA1/BRCA2 mutation analysis by NGS: lack of false-positive results suggests confirmation not required

Authors: Charles M. Strom, Taraneh Angeloni, Corey Braastad, Linda Cheng, Christopher Elzinga, Jamie Platt, David Ross, Martin Siaw, Weimin Sun, Steven Rivera, Sun-hee Rosenthal, Dana Goos-Root

Endo 2015: 97th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society

San Diego, California, March 5-8, 2015

A high-throughput mass spectrometry multiplexed assay to measure insulin and C-peptide

Authors: Steven W. Taylor, Richard E. Reitz, Nigel J. Clarke, Michael John McPhaul