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26 Erickson, J. Alan; Aldeen, William E.; Ashwood, Edward R.Evaluation of a fecal pancreatic elastase-1 enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay: assessment versus an established assay and implication in classifying pancreatic functionDisagreement continues regarding the two commercially available fecal pancreatic elastase-1 (PE-1) ELISAs and their respective capabilities to assess pancreatic function. Our objectives were to validate the newer PE-1 ELISA and evaluate the test against the previously established assay, to investiga...PE-1; pancreatic elastase-1; FDA; AMR; analytical measurement range; BioServ Diagnostics PE-1ELISA; ScheBo Biotech PE-1ELISA2005-09-25
27 Erickson, J. Alan; Smith, Jeffrey, J.; Bornhorst, Joshua A.; Ashwood, Edward R.Humananti-mouse antibody protected ELISA for the quantification of squamous cell carcinoma antigenSquamous cell carcinoma antigen (SCC) was first isolated from squamous cell carcinoma tissue of the uterine cervix and initially reported as TA-4. The antigen has been characterized as a glycoprotein with a molecular weight between 45,000 and 55,000 daltons. Studies suggest that SCC may function as ...SCC; Squamous Cell Carcinoma Antigen; BSA; PBS; Phosphate Buffered Saline; HAMA; Human Anti-mouse Antibodies; IIR; ImmunoglobulinInhibiting Reagent2005-12-09
28 Dwight, Zachary LawrenceLaboratory driven, lean-to-adaptive prototyping in Parallel for Web software project identification and application development in health science researchClinical research laboratories, bioinformatics core facilities, and health science organizations often rely on heavy planning based software development models to propose, build, and distribute software as a consumable product. Projects in non-agile software life cycles tend to have rigid ?plan-desi...2012
29 Owen, William E.; Roberts, William L.; Ring, Terry ArthurDevelopment and validation of an automated thawing and mixing workcellWorking toward a goal of total laboratory automation, we are automating manual activities in our highest volume laboratory section. Because half of all specimens arriving in this laboratory section are frozen, we began by developing an automated workcell for thawing frozen specimens and mixing the t...Automated workcell; Laboratory automation2007
30 Erickson, J. Alan; Ashwood, Edward R.Evaluation of an enzyme-linked binding protein assay for hyaluronic acid and concentrations in hepatitis C infected patientsSerological hyaluronic acid (HA) has been proposed as a noninvasive alternative to liver biopsy for assessing the extent of liver fibrosis. Liver biopsy correctly identifies hepatic disease in about 65 to 75% of cases, being strongly dependent on the length of the biopsy obtained. Furthermore, hepat...Hyaluronic Acid Concentration; Corgenix HA assay2005-07-21
31 Konnick, Eric Q.; Ashwood, Edward R.; Hillyard, David R.Evaluation of the COBAS HBV TaqMan Analyte Specific Regent (ASR) and COBAS HCV TaqMan ASR Assays using the Vidiera NSP sample preparation instrument.The Vidiera Nsp nucleic sample preparation instrument (Vidiera,Beckman-Coulter Inc., Fullerton CA) was evaluated using the COBAS HBV TaqMan Analyte Specific Reagent (ASR. Roche Molecular Diagnostics [RMD], Indianapolis, IN) and COBAS HCV TaqMan ASR (RMD) assays using clinical samples and HCV Armored...Quantitative Tests; Linearity Studies2006-05-05
32 Owen, William E.; Roberts, William L.Effects of hemoglobin C and S traits on the results of 14 commercial glycated hemoglobin assaysGlycated hemoglobin is widely used in the management of diabetes mellitus. At least 300,000 Americans with diabetes mellitus have the hemoglobin (Hb) C or S trait. The accuracy of HbA1c methods can be adversely affected by the presence of these traits. We evaluated the effects of HbC and HbS traits ...Glycated hemoglobin assays; Hemoglobin C trait; Hemoglobin S trait2008
33 Petti, Cathy A.; Polage, Christopher R.Assessment of the utility of viral culture of cerebrospinal fluidNucleic acid amplification testing is the preferred method to detect enteroviruses and Herpesviridae in cerebrospinal fluid, but clinicians still request viral culture. Review of 22,394 viral cultures of cerebrospinal fluid samples found that <0.1% recovered nonenterovirus, non-Herpesviridae species...Enterovirus Infections; Herpesviridae Infections; Virus Cultivation2006-12-15
34 Liew, Michael; Erali, Maria; Page, Sam; Hillyard, David R.; Wittwer, Carl T.Hepatitis C genotyping by denaturing high-performance liquid chromatographyDetermination of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype for infected patients increasingly has become accepted as the standard of care. Genotype assignment helps in assessing disease prognosis and assists in establishing the appropriate duration of treatment. The great genetic diversity of HCV, with 1...Base Sequence; 5' Untranslated Regions; Genotype; Hepacivirus; Molecular Sequence Data2004-01
35 Jaskowski, Troy D.Diagnostic performance of phospholipid-specific assays for the evaluation of antiphospholipid syndromeThe diagnostic performance of commercially available nonstandard antiphospholipid (aPL) assays for the evaluation of antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is unknown. In 62 patients with APS, 88 with recurrent pregnancy loss, 50 healthy blood donors, and 24 women with one or more successful pregnancies, w...APS; Phospholipid-specific assays; Diagnostic performance2008-06-01
36 Kriesel, John D.; Spruance, Spotswood L.; Daynes, Raymond A.Nucleic acid vaccine encoding gD2 protects mice from herpes simplex virus type 2 disease.Nucleic acid vaccinations with plasmids pWW65, containing the sequence for herpes simplex type 2 (HSV-2) gD2, and pRSVnt, lacking the gD sequence, were studied. Groups of mice were immunized with pWW65 alone, pWW65 plus 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin-D3 (D3), or pRSVnt. Clinical disease (vaginitis), serum an...Mice, Inbred BALB C; Plasmids; Viral Vaccines1996
37 Owen, William E.; Roberts, William L.Cross-reactivity of three recombinant insulin analogs with five commercial insulin immunoassaysSeveral new insulin analogs that are prepared with recombinant DNA technology are available for clinical use [for a recent review, see Ref. (1)]. These agents have altered pharmacokinetics compared with regular human insulin. Insulin aspart (Novo-LogTM; Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals) is homologous ...Insulin analogs; Insulin immunoassays; Cross-reactivity2004
38 Kriesel, John D.; Baringer, J R; Spruance, Spotswood L.Correlation between detection of herpes simplex virus in oral secretions by PCR and susceptibility to experimental UV radiation-induced herpes labialis.We examined the oral secretions of 25 patients for herpes simplex virus (HSV) at the time of and following experimental UV radiation (UVR). HSV was detected in one or more oral secretion specimens in 5 of 12 (42%) cases by cell culture and in 8 of 12 (67%) cases by PCR. On the day of UVR, HSV was de...Polymerase Chain Reaction; Ultraviolet Rays; Simplexvirus1994
39 Jaskowski, Troy D.Multiplex analysis of heterophil antibodies in patients with indeterminate HIV immunoassay resultsWe hypothesized that heterophil antibodies reactive with animal proteins used in blot preparation caused nonspecific staining (NSS) on HIV Western blot (WB) studies, causing indeterminate results. We analyzed samples showing NSS on HIV WB using a multiplexed immunoassay to simultaneously measur...Heterophil antibodies; Heterophil interference; Multiplex analysis; False-positive HIV enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; ELISA2001
40 Hymas, Weston C.; Hillyard, David R.Real time PCR assay for the detection of CMV using eclipse hybridization probesWe developed a qualitative real time PCR assay to detect CMV in patient samples, using a novel hybridization probe termed the Eclipse probe (Epoch Biosciences). These are single probes with a fluorescent molecule attached to the 3' end and a dark quencher on the 5' end. Also conjugated to the 5' end...Tissues Analysis; Elegans2004-08-11
41 Vaughn, Cecily P.; Crockett, David K.; Lim, Megan S.; Elenitoba-Johnson, Kojo S.J.Analytical characteristics of ICAT-LC-MS/MS for quantitative proteomics studiesRecent studies have employed isotope-coded affinity tags (ICAT) in concert with tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS) to assess differential expression of proteins on a proteomic scale and perform unbiased quantitative comparisons between samples from different physiological or disease states. We sought ...isotope-coded affinity tags; ICAT; mass spectrometry; MS/MS; proteomic scale; FL2005-06-03
42 Planelles, VicenteKinase control of latent HIV-1 infection: PIM-1 kinase as a major contributor to HIV-1 reactivationDespite the clinical relevance of latent HIV-1 infection as a block to HIV-1 eradication, the molecular biology of HIV-1 latency remains incompletely understood. We recently demonstrated the presence of a gatekeeper kinase function that controls latent HIV-1 infection. Using kinase array analysis w...2014-01-01
43 Brooking, Haisley; Bernard, Philip; Skliar, Mikhail; Zhang, HuananCharacterization of exosomesExosomes are nano-vesicles secreted by cells. They are found in extracellular space and all body fluids. This poster describes the methods for the isolation and characterization of the exosomes and my plans for future research.Cancer--Research2017
44 Owen, William E.; Roberts, William L.Performance characteristics of four automated natriuretic peptide assaysMeasurement of circulating B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and N-terminal proBNP (NT-proBNP) can identify patients with heart failure and guide therapy. The limit of detection, linearity, imprecision, method comparison, analytic concordance, and reference intervals of the Access 2 BNP (Biosite, San...Natriuretic peptide assays; BNP2005
45 Digre, Kathleen B.; Blumenthal, Deborah T.; Cessna, Melissa H.; Gopez, Evelyn V.; Shen, YueCarcinomatous meningitis as the presenting manifestation of gallbladder carcinoma: case report and review of the literatureThe primary tumors that typically cause carcinomatous meningitis include lung cancer, breast cancer, leukemia, lymphoma and melanoma. A variety of neurological signs and symptoms can be seen depending on the extent and location of the meningeal metastasis. Once the diagnosis of carcinomatous meningi...Carcinomatous Meningitis; Gallbladder Carcinoma; Leptomeningeal Metastasis; Meningeal Carcinomatosis; Cranial Neuropathy2004-10
46 Cloud, Joann L.; Hoggan, Karen; Cohen, Samuel; Brown-Elliott, Barbara A.; Mann, Linda; Wilson, Rebecca; Aldous, Wade K.; Wallace, Jr, Richard J.; Woods, Gail L.Differentiation of mycobacterium chelonae and M. abscessus using SmartCycler PCR and MGB eclipse probesThis poster discusses how the use of partial 16S rDNA sequencing (first one-third of the gene) for the identification of Mycobacterium species from cultured isolates has become recognized as a very accurate method for identification. The distinction between M. chelonae and M. abscessus, however, is ...MGB Eclipse System; SmartCycler PCR; Mycobacterium abscessus2005-09-05
47 Mongia, Shella K.; Rawlins, Mindy, L.; Owen, William E.; Roberts, William L.Performance characteristics of seven automated CA125 assaysAuthor manuscript. Cancer antigen 125 (CA125) is a high molecular mass glycoprotien, which is used as tumor marker to monitor disease progression, response to therapy and in early detection of recurrence after treatment for ovarian cancer. The Access 2, ADVIA Centaur, ARCHITECT i2000, AxSYM, Elecsys...CA125 assays2005-08-29
48 Owen, William E.; Roberts, William L.Comparable effects of DIGIBIND and DigiFab in thirteen digoxin immunoassaysDigoxin is widely prescribed for the treatment of cardiac conditions (1). Because of its narrow therapeutic range, digoxin-related toxicity resulting from acute or chronic overdose is common. Metabolites of digoxin as well as related compounds, including digitoxin, tanshinones, bufandienolide, a...DIGIBIND; DigiFab; Digoxin immunoassays; Digoxin toxicity2002
49 Cloud, Joann L.; Dunn, Jim; Hoggan, Karen; Wilson, Deborah; Iwen, Peter; Lasala, Paul; Hall, Geri; Woods, Gail L.Sequence-based identification of gram negative nonfermenters using commercial 16S rDNA databasesThis poster presents a study assessing the validity of the databases from two commercial systems were compared for the identification of NF. Background: Identification of gram negative nonfermenters (NF) from cultured human specimens is often difficult using traditional phenotypic methods. Partial 1...MicroSeq500; Virodec2005-08-29
50 Rockwood, Alan L.Mass spectrometry for steroids, immunosuppressants, and other clinical applicationsPresentation slides on matching mass spectrometry technology to clinical applications.Immunosuppressants2005-07-26
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