ourPeople Stories: Iram

Our People

Iram Chaudhary, Molecular Supervisor, Marlborough, Massachusetts, tells her story: “I was promoted to Molecular Supervisor in mid-July and I’ve been in charge of training personnel in the department specifically for COVID-19 testing. This includes everything from acquiring and organizing samples, testing using 3 different platforms, and evaluating results. We’ve never seen the volume of work […]

Back to Patient Care Program

Better Health

Back to Patient Care program Providing guidance in the face of uncertainty Quest Diagnostics understands that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on your practice and on your patients. That’s why we have created the Back to Patient Care program—a solution to help you get your practice back online so that your patients […]

5 Things to Know About SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Antibody Testing with Quest

Better Health

      We’re now offering an IgG antibody test that helps to identify people who may have been previously exposed to SARS-CoV-2 and may have developed an adaptive immune response to the virus. At this time, it is unknown for how long antibodies persist following infection and if the presence of antibodies confers protective […]

5 Things to Know About Molecular Testing with Quest

Better Health

    Since Quest began processing the highly complex COVID-19 tests on March 9, we have steadily increased testing capacity to meet the evolving needs for healthcare providers and patients in our communities. So far, we’ve processed approximately 2.15 million diagnostic tests and have grown our capacity to 70,000 per day. We continue to perform […]

COVID-19 Serology (Antibody) Testing: Why to Test and What the Test Results Mean

Insights

The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, has threatened global public health and is associated in particular with respiratory-related morbidity and mortality. This beta coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 is believed to have originated in Wuhan City in China and then spread worldwide. As of May 23, 2020, more than 5.3 million cases have been reported […]

JRMC Medical Center and Quest Diagnostics Team Up to Provide Testing for Newark School System Teachers and Staff

Community

On Friday, May 15, 2020, the JRMC Medical Center joined forces with Quest Diagnostics to provide the first round of testing services to members of the Newark Board of Education Faculty and Administrative Staff as part of the ongoing COVID-19 prevention and treatment campaign. Testing took place at Malcolm X Shabazz High School. There are […]