Posters and Presentations
Each year, the ARUP Institute for Clinical and Experimental Pathology® presents at more than 200 conferences, workshops, annual meetings, and symposiums for several national and international organizations. Recent posters and presentations are listed below.
European Association for Haematopathology (EAH)
Basel, Switzerland, September 3–8, 2016
Reading NS. Characterization of the bone marrow microenvironment using NanoString nCounter analysis of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded specimens from the PMF patients.
National Society of Histotechnology (NSH)
Long Beach, CA, September 16–21, 2016
Tripp SR, Salama ME—Poster
Tripp SR, Rets A, Salama ME. The utility of a monoclonal antibody for immunohistochemical detection of calreticulin mutations in bone marrow biopsies from patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms.
Association of Medical Laboratory Immunologists (AMLI)
Pittsburgh, PA, August 14–17, 2016
Haven TR, Tebo AE—Poster
Haven TR, Jackson BR, Tebo AE. The use of prevalence statistics to assess test utilization and rationalize autoantibody panels for the evaluation of paraneoplastic neurologic syndrome and related diseases.
Haven TR, Tebo AE—Poster
Haven TR, Hersh AO, Muscal E, Tebo AE. Retrospective analysis of autoantibody diversity in pediatric patients undergoing evaluation for autoimmune encephalitis.
Jaskowski TD, La’ulu S, Tebo AE—Poster
Jaskowski TD, La’ulu S, Mahler M, Tebo AE. Clinical significance of 3-hydroxy-3-methyl-glutaryl-coenzyme a reductase IgG by ELISA in necrotizing autoimmune myopathy.
Peterson LK, Jaskowski TD, Tebo AE—Poster
Peterson LK, Jaskowski TD, Tebo AE. Detection of SAE antibodies by line immunoblot assay and immunoprecipitation in dermatomyositis.
International Mass Spectrometry Conference (IMSC)
Toronto, CA, August 20–26, 2016
Rule GS, Rockwood AL—Poster
Rule GS, Rockwood AL. Isotope effects in stability of MS analyte/internal standard ratio measurements.
International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis (ISPD)
Berlin, Germany, July 10–13, 2016
South S, Lamb A—Poster
LaGrave D, Rosenberg J, Pertile M, Flowers N, Marcou CA, Essendrup AA, Hoppman NL, Kearney HM, Kogan J, Fortier A, South S, Lamb A. Odds of being affected given a positive result (OAPR) in cell-free DNA testing for fetal autosomal and sex chromosome aneuploidy: data from four cytogenetic laboratories.
American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)
Philadelphia, PA, July 31–August 4, 2016
Erickson JA, Grenache DG—Poster
Erickson JA, Grenache DG. Validation of a serum S-100B ELISA for measuring S-100B in cerebrospinal fluid.
Lu J, Grenache DG—Poster
Lu J, Grenache DG. Performance characteristics of a urine oxalate reagent system adapted for use with plasma.
Lu J, Grenache DG—Poster
Lu J, Pulsipher B, Grenache DG. A microtiter plate assay for the quantitative measurement of pyruvate in whole blood.
Kushnir MM, Hunsaker JJH, Straseski JA—Poster
Kushnir MM, Hunsaker JJH, Straseski JA. Age and gender related differences in concentrations of parathyroid hormone-related protein measured by LC-MS/MS.
Wyness SP, Hunsaker JJH, Snow TM, Genzen JR—Poster
Wyness SP, Hunsaker JJH, Snow TM, Genzen JR. Evaluation and clinical validation of a handheld digital refractometer for urine specific gravity measurement.
Hunsaker JJH, Wyness SP, Snow TM, Genzen JR—Poster
Hunsaker JJH, Wyness SP, Snow TM, Genzen JR. Clinical validation and identification of non-protein solute interferences for serum total protein measurement by digital refractometry.
Owen WE, Genzen JR—Poster
Owen WE, Pace LK, Greer RW, Genzen JR. Evaluation of automating pH verification prior to urine chemistry testing.
Slawson MH, Johnson-Davis KL—Poster
Wu F, Slawson MH, Johnson-Davis KL. Metabolic patterns of drugs and drug metabolites observed in urine, serum or plasma.
Wyness SP, Straseski JA—Poster
Wyness SP, Straseski JA, Prust L, Nunnelly P, Ruiz RM, Christenson RH. Evaluation of access TSH (3rd IS) assay with comparison to multiple platforms.
Wyness SP, Straseski JA—Poster
Wyness SP, Denham DS, Eugene JG, Vertus JR, Huldeen A, Hausmann SM, Jones KL, Shin SS, Broyles DL, Straseski JA. Evaluation of the multi-site anti-müllerian hormone (AMH) age-related reference intervals on women with proven natural fertility using the Beckman Coulter Access Immunoassay Systems.
Lin DC, Straseski JA. Tanner stage-stratified pediatric reference intervals for dihydrotestosterone.
Melis R , McMillin G—Poster
Leung EKY, Agolini E, Melis R, McMillin G, Friedman PN, Peterson P, Danahey K, O’Donnell PH, Yeo KTJ. Evaluation of the Invader® genotyping and TaqMan™ copy number variation assays for CYP2D6.
La'ulu SL, Straseski JA—Poster and Presentation
La'ulu SL, Lambert-Messerlian G, Palomaki GE, Straseski JA, Eklund EE, Soldin SJ, Haddow JE. Free thyroid hormone measurements in pregnancy: Comparisons of immunoassays and mass spectrometry.
La'ulu SL, Straseski JA—Poster
La'ulu SL, Straseski JA. What’s your favorite color? A comparison of two albumin dye methods and their influence on calculated free testosterone.
Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists (ACLPS)
Birmingham, AL, June 2–4, 2016
Marin SJ, McMillin GA—Poster
Wu F, Marin SJ, Clark CJ, McMillin GA. Stability of 21 cocaine, opioid, and benzodiazepine drug analytes in meconium at three temperatures.
Lin DC, Genzen JR. Comparison of breast cancer tumor marker test results: a retrospective analysis of paired CA 15-3 and CA 27.29 testing at a national reference laboratory.
Best H, Grenache D—Presentation
Powers JL, Best H, Grenache D. Genotype-phenotype associations for low glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase activity in red blood cells.
American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS)
San Antonio, TX, June 5–9, 2016
Merrigan SD, Slawson M, Johnson-Davis KL—Poster
Merrigan SD, Slawson M, Auger S, Johnson-Davis KL. LDTD-MS/MS method for quantitative analysis of four immunosuppressant drugs in whole blood and cost analysis comparison to LC-MS/MS.
Marin SJ, McMillin GA—Poster
Auger S, Marin SJ, McMillin GA, Birsan A, Lacoursiere J, Picard P. Meconium targeted drug screening in 9 seconds per sample using laser diode thermal desorption mass spectrometry (LDTD-MS/MS).
The Laboratory’s Role in Drug Monitoring for Pain Management (AACC sponsored) Online Conference
June 15, 2016
McMillin G. "Collateral damage": drug testing on the smallest of patients (meconium and umbilical cord sampling).
Boston, MA, June 16–20, 2016
Simmon KE, Fisher MA. A rapid, reference-free tool for simplifying whole genome strain typing.
Lunt T, Sletcha ES, Hanson KE—Poster
Lo E, Lunt T, Sletcha ES, Daly J, Hanson KE, Hemmert A. Identification of bacterial and viral pathogens in previously identified negative cerebrospinal fluid samples using a comprehensive multiplex PCR system.
Khot PD, Slechta ES, Kish-Trier E, Hanson KE—Poster
Khot PD, Slechta ES, Kish-Trier E, Hanson KE. Assessment of the critical components of a pan-fungal PCR assay.
Slechta ES, Lunt T, Barker AP, Hanson KE—Poster
Slechta ES, Powers-Fletcher MV, Lunt T, Barker AP, Hanson KE. Application of MALDI-TOF MS for the identification of filamentous fungi isolated from clinical specimens.
Couturier B, Hymas W, Kalp K, Couturier MR—Poster
Couturier B, Powers-Fletcher M, Hymas W, Kalp K, Couturier MR. Molecular detection of GI pathogens offers greater diagnostic yield versus conventional ordering practices for diarrheal illness in a large academic hospital system.
Couturier B, Couturier MR—Poster
Couturier B, Couturier MR. Compatibility of Alcorfix for giardia and cryptosporidium antigen testing.
Couturier B, Hymas W, Khot PD, Kalp K, Couturier MR—Poster
Couturier B, Powers-Fletcher M, Hymas W, Khot PD, Kalp K, Couturier MR. Multiplex real-time PCR detection for enteropathogenic microsporidia.
American Cytogenetics Conference (ACC)
Sunriver, OR, June 27–30, 2016
Lamb A, Toydemir R—Poster
Herriges J, Arch E, Burgio P, Baldwin E, LaGrave D, Lamb A, Toydemir R. The clinical spectrum associated with Xq25q26 duplications: a report of two novel duplications and review of the literature.
Hong B, Toydemir R—Poster
Hong B, Zunich J, Openshaw A, Toydemir R. Trisomy 12 mosaicism detected by genomic microarray in a newborn child.
Clinical Virology Symposium (CVS)
Daytona Beach, FL, May 19–22, 2016
Elgort M, Hillyard D—Poster
Elgort M, Wilson A, Hillyard D. Evaluation of multiple EBV standard panels on the ELITe InGenius sample to result platform.
Pyne MT, Mallory M, Schlaberg R, and Hillyard DR—Poster
Pyne MT, Mallory M, Xie H, Mei Y, Schlaberg R, and Hillyard DR. Sequencing of the Hepatitis D virus RNA WHO international standard.
Pathology Informatics Summit (PI-2016)
Pittsburgh, PA, May 23–26, 2016
Rudolf J, Smock K, Jackson B, Schmidt R. Benchmarking utilization with population prevalence data: a novel use of national census data.
Endocrine Society (ENDO)
Boston, MA, April 1–4, 2016
Kushnir MM, Straseski JA—Poster
Kushnir MM, Straseski JA. Age and gender-related variation in concentrations of parathyroid hormone-related protein measured by LC-MS/MS.
Society for Inherited Metabolic Disorders (SIMD)
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, April 3–6, 2016
De Biase I, Liu A, Yuzyuk T, Pasquali M, Longo N—Poster
De Biase I, Viau KS, Liu A, Yuzyuk T, Botto LD, Pasquali M, Longo N. Diagnosis, treatment and clinical outcome of patients with long-chain 3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase (LCHAD) deficiency.
Yuzyuk T, Liu A, De Biase I, Longo N, Pasquali M—Poster
Yuzyuk T, Liu A, Thomas A, Wilson JE, De Biase I, Longo N, Pasquali M. Simultaneous quantification of alpha-aminoadipic semialdehyde/piperideine-6-carboxylate and pipecolic acid in plasma and urine.
Yuzyuk T, Liu A, De Biase I, Pasquali M, Longo N—Poster
Yuzyuk T, Thomas A, Liu A, De Biase I, Viau K, Botto L, Pasquali M, Longo N. Lysine restriction and arginine supplementation in treatment of two patients with pyridoxine dependent epilepsy.
International Congress of Human Genetics (ICHG2016)
Kyoto, Japan, April 3–7, 2016
Hong B, Toydemir—Poster
Hong B, Toydemir R. Clinical utility of genomic SNP microarrays in hepatosplenic γδ T-cell lymphoma.
European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID)
Amsterdam, Netherlands, April 9–12, 2016
Bajaj AO, Saraswat S, Barker A, Hillyard D—Poster
Bajaj AO, Saraswat S, Barker A, Hillyard D. Mycobacterium identification and characterization utilizing ultra-high-field Orbitrap top-down mass spectrometry.
ASM Conference on Candida and Candidiasis
Seattle, WA, April 13–17, 2016
Tardif KD, Schlaberg R, Hanson KE—Poster
Tardif KD, Schlaberg R, Hanson KE. Development of real-time PCR and sequencing assays for the direct detection of candida species and FKS mutations linked to echinocandin resistance.
Thrombosis and Hemostasis Summit of North America (THSNA)
Chicago, IL, April 14–16, 2016
Crist RA, Heikal NM, Rodgers GM, Smock KJ—Poster
Crist RA, Heikal NM, Rodgers GM, Smock KJ. Avoiding underestimation of protein S activity in APC resistant specimens.