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Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Point-of-Care Technologies Center: Publications

Peer-reviewed papers and articles

PEER-REVIEWED PAPERS (11)

  • Gentile NL, Louie RF, Sifontes J, Mecozzi D, Hale K, Kost GJ. Standardization, harmonization, and realization. Point of Care: The Journal of Near-Patient Testing and Technology. 2008; 7:107-110.
  • Kost GJ, Tran NK, Abad VJ, Louie RF.  Evaluation of point-of-care glucose testing accuracy using locally-smoothed median absolute difference curves. Clin Chim Acta. 2008; 389: 31-39.
  • Kost GJ, Korte B, Beyette, Jr. FR, Gaydos C, Weigl B. The NIBIB Point-of-Care Technologies Research Network: Center themes and opportunities for exploratory projects. Point of Care: The Journal of Near-Patient Testing and Technology. 2008; 7:41.
  • Kost GJ, Tran NK, Louie RF, Gentile N, Abad VJ.  Assessing the performance of handheld glucose testing for critical care. Diabetes Technol and Ther. 2008; 10:445-451.
  • Kost GJ, Tran NK, Abad VJ, Louie RF. Global standardization and improved technologies for point-of-care testing. Clin Chim Acta. 2008; 391:127-128.
  • Kost GJ, Minear M, Siegel P, Turner CJ, Louie R, Tran N, Gentile N. Knowledge   education   mind connectivity: Using telemedicine to archive a global vision for point-of-care testing. Point of Care: The Journal of Near-Patient Testing and Technology. 2008; 7:69-71.
  • Kost GJ. Point-of -need, global outreach, and a universal companion. Point of Care: The Journal of Near-Patient Testing and Technology. 2008; 7:103-105.
  • Louie RF, Tang Z, Albertson TE, Cohen S, Tran NK, Kost GJ.  Multiplex PCR detection enhancement of bacteremia and fungemia. Crit Care Med. 2008; 36:1487-1492.
  • Louie RF, Hindson B, Tran NK, Gentile NL, Kost GJ. The Grand Point of Care Challenge. Point of Care: The Journal of Near-Patient Testing and Technology. 2008; 7(3):105-107.
  • Louie RF, Sumner SL, Belcher S, Mathew R, Tran NK, Kost GJ.  Thermal stress and point-of-care testing performance: Suitability of glucose test strips and blood gas cartridges for disaster response. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 2009; 3:13-17
  • Tran NK, Wisner DH, Albertson TE, Cohen SH, Greenhalgh DG, Galante JM, Phan HH, Kost GJ. Quantitative point-of-care pathogen detection in septicemia. Point of Care: The Journal of Near-Patient Testing and Technology. 2008; 7:107-110.

EDITORIALS (1)

  • Brock TK, Gentile NL, Louie RF, Tran NK, Kitano T, and Kost GJ. Assessing Thrombin Generation at the Point of Care. Clin Chem. 2009; DOI: 10.1373/clinchem.2008.122747

PAPERS IN PRESS (1)

  • Kost GJ, Tran NK, Sifontes JR, Mecozzi DM, Louie RF. Locally-Smoothed (LS) Median Absolute Difference (MAD) Curves and The First Global Performance Cooperative: Relevance to Glycemic Variability and Underserved Populations. Point of Care: The Journal of Near-Patient Testing and Technology. 2009; In press.

PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS (1)

  • Brock TK, Kitano TK, Tran NK, Louie RF, Kost GJ. Point-of-care testing: Tools for the hybrid microbiology laboratory. ADVANCE for Administrators of the Laboratory. 2009; In preparation.

ENCYCLOPEDIA ARTICLES (1)

  • Kost GJ, Tran NK, Louie RF. Point-of-care testing: Principles, practice, and critical-emergency-disaster medicine. In: Meyers RA, ed. Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry. 2008; DOI: 10.1002/9780470027318.a0540.pub2

Presentations and their abstracts

NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATIONS AND THEIR ABSTRACTS (23)

  • Gentile NL. Assessing performance and validating point-of-care testing (POCT): Challenges with nucleic acid recognition. Special Lecture, UCDMC, Sacramento CA, December 17, 2008.
  • Hale KN, Gentile NL, Louie RF, Kost GJ. Optimizing Glucose Monitoring for Effective Point-of-Care Testing. 19th Annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities Conference at UC Davis. Davis, CA, April 26, 2008.
  • Kost GJ. Glucose Meter Accuracy and Implications for Patient Care: Locally-Smoothed (LS) Median Absolute Difference Curves and A New Standard. Diabetes Technology Society, Seventh Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 26, 2007.
  • Kost GJ, Hindson B. Rapid Multipathogen Detection for POCT and National Disaster Readiness. Presentation to the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering POC Research Network Steering Committee and NIH Community, Natcher Center, Bethesda, MD, March 7, 2008.
  • Kost GJ. The Global View of Point-of-Care Testing. Malaysia University, Kuala Lumpur, May 12, 2008.
  • Kost GJ. Glucose Meter Practical Performance and Implications for Critical and Disaster Care. American Association for Clinical Chemistry National Meeting, Washington DC, July 29, 2008.
  • Kost GJ. Point-of-care Testing for Underserved Populations and Disaster Preparedness Worldwide. International Meeting of the Critical Care and Point-of-Care Testing Division, American Association for Clinical Chemistry, September 18, 2008, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Kost GJ. Point-of-care strategies: critical care, disaster medicine, and public health preparedness worldwide. Presentation at the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council of the National Academies, Washington DC. November 3, 2008.
  • Kost GJ. Point-of-care strategies: critical care, disaster medicine, and public health preparedness worldwide. UC Davis Department of Biomedical Engineering. February 26, 2009.
  • Kost GJ. Taking critical information to the point-of-care. CSCC Lectureship in Critical Care Medicine, Canada, April 2009. Outreach National Lecture Webinar. [Invited]
  • Kraynov L, Brock TK, Louie RF, Kost GJ. Effects of thermal stress on test cuvettes for point-of-care hemoglobin, white blood cell, and glucose measurement. 20th Annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities Conference at UC Davis. Davis, CA, April 25, 2009.
  • Louie RF. Rapid Multipathogen Detection for POCT and National Disaster Readiness. Technical Information Workshop. Clinical Translational Science Center and Center for Biophotonics Science and Technology, Davis, CA, March 18, 2007, p. 18.
  • Louie RF. Clinical Utility of Multiplex PCR for Pathogen Detection in Whole Blood and a New Point-of-Care Technologies Research Network. Northern California Section of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry, Berkeley, May 28, 2008.
  • Louie RF. Rapid Multipathogen Detection for POCT and National Disaster Readiness. 2nd Annual Enabling Point-of-Care Diagnostics Conference for Cambridge Healthtech Institute, Washington DC, August 20, 2008.
  • Mecozzi D, Kost GJ. A novel visual logistics survey method for obtaining strategic data for National preparedness. 20th Annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities Conference at UC Davis. Davis, CA, April 25, 2009.
  • Sifontes JR, Mecozzi DM, Hale K, Sumner S, Gentile NL, Louie RF, Kost GJ. Effects of Environmental Temperature Stress on Point-of-Care Testing Devices for Disaster Medicine. 19th Annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities Conference at UC Davis. Davis, CA, April 26, 2008.
  • Sifontes J, Kost GJ. Worldwide assessment of the performance of glucose meter systems: Application of locally-smoothed median absolute difference curves. 20th Annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities Conference at UC Davis. Davis, CA, April 25, 2009.
  • Sumner SL, Louie RF, Belcher S, Mathew R, Tran TK, Kost GJ. Environmental Limits on Point-of-Care Testing: Relevance to Disaster Readiness. UC Davis Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Annual Research Retreat, Lake Tahoe, CA, May 16-18, 2008.
  • Tran NK, Abad VJ, Louie RF, Kost GJ.  Locally-smoothed median absolute difference curves for pattern recognition of the accuracy of bedside glucose testing: A new recommended standard.  Diabetes Technology Society, Seventh Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 26-27, 2007:A173
  • Tran NK, Louie RF, Gentile NL, Kost GJ.  Photon-based point-of-care testing for critical, emergency, and disaster care: A vision of the future.  First International Congress on Biophotonics, Sacramento, CA, February 3-7, 2008, no. R12.
  • Tran NK, Galante J, Wisner D, Battistella F, Louie RF, Greenhalgh D, Albertson TE, Cohen S, Kost GJ.  Evaluation of a new multiplex PCR-based device for rapid pathogen detection in post-surgical trauma and burn patients with suspected septicemia. Breakthrough Technologies for Clinical Diagnostics, 40th Annual Oakridge Conference, American Association for Clinical Chemistry, San Jose, CA, April 17-18, 2008, no. 87.
  • Tran NK, Wisner DH, Albertson TE, Cohen SH, Greenhalgh DG, Galante JM, Phan HH, Kost GJ. Rapid Multiplex PCR-based Pathogen Detection in Surgical Trauma and Burn Patients.  Felix D. Battistella Lectureship, Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis Health System, September 13, 2008.
  • Tran NK. Optical point-of-care testing for reagent-free and non-destructive assessment. BIM 289 Lecture, UC Davis, February 24, 2009.

PUBLIC RADIO INTERVIEWS (3)

  • Baker, Brian R. Radio Interview with Larissa Branin. "Developing Technology to Detect Bloodstream Infections More Quickly." Science Today. CBS Radio Network. Sept. 1, 2008.
  • Baker, Brian R. Radio Interview with Larissa Branin. "Diagnosing Patients with MRSA Infections." Science Today. CBS Radio Network. Sept. 15, 2008.
  • Baker, Brian R. Radio Interview with Larissa Branin. "National Lab Helps Develop Novel Point-of-Care Instruments." Science Today. CBS Radio Network. Sept. 22, 2008.

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION EXTERNAL COLLABORATIONS (1)