Jessica Boyd, PhD, FCACB, DABCC (TC)
Medical Director: Clinical Toxicology
Associate Professor (Clinical), University of Utah School of Medicine
- Urine drug screening
- Therapeutic drug monitoring
- Doctorate Degree—Medical Sciences (Analytical and Environmental Toxicology), University of Alberta
- Fellowship—Clinical Chemistry, University of Calgary/Calgary Laboratory Services
- Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Clinical Biochemistry
- American Board of Clinical Chemistry (Toxicological Chemistry)
- American Association of Clinical Chemistry
- Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists
- International Association of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Clinical Toxicology
- Urine drug screening
- Dried specimen analysis
- 2018 Canadian Society of Clinical Chemists Award for Innovation in Laboratory Medicine
- 2016 Laboratory Director Grant, Mass Spectrometry Applications in the Clinical Laboratory
- Wickramarachchi, et al. Biological variation in clozapine and metabolite reporting during therapeutic drug monitoring. Clin Chim Acta. 2022;531: 183–87.
- Kline GA, et al. Updated reference intervals for urine normetanephrine have no effect on test sensitivity but fewer false positives. Clin Biochem. 2022;99:17–19.
- Kline GA, et al. Inpatient measurements of urine metanephrines are indistinguishable from pheochromocytoma: retrospective cohort study. Am J Med. 2021;134(8):1039–46.e3.
- Kline GA, et al. Properly collected plasma metanephrines excludes PPGL after false-positive screening tests. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2021;106(8):e2900–06.
- Qasrawi DO, et al. Measuring steroids from dried blood spots using tandem mass spectrometry to diagnose congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Clin Chim Acta. 2021;520:202–07.
- Leung AA, et al. Epidemiology of pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma: population based cohort study. Eur J Endocrinol. 2021;184(1):19–28.
- Snozek CLH, et al. How can routine clinical laboratories keep up with the opioid crisis? Clin Chem. 2021;67(2):338–44.
- Kline GA, et al. Moderate renal impairment does not preclude the accuracy of 24-hour urine normetanephrine measurements for suspected pheochromocytoma. Clin Endocrinol. 2020;92(6):518–24.
- Kline GA, et al. Very high rate of false positive biochemical results when screening for phaeochromocytoma in a large undifferentiated population with variable indications for testing. Clin Biochem. 2020;77:26–31.
- Boyd J, et al. A high rate of modestly elevated plasma normetanephrine in a population referred for suspected PPGL when measured in a seated position. Eur J Endocrinol. 2019;181(3): 301–09.
- Saini R, et al. Concordance between laboratories in metal ion testing in patients with metal-on-metal hip implants. Can J Surg. 2019;62(1):9–13.
- Boyd J, et al. Limitations of immunoassays for screening of drugs of abuse in urine: issues of false positive and false negative results. In: Dasgupta A, Sepulveda JL, eds. Accurate Results in the Clinical Laboratory: A Guide to Error Detection and Correction. 2nd ed. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier; 2019:233–42.