Wayne R Hogrefe

Summary

Affiliation: Focus Technologies
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Performance of immunoglobulin G (IgG) and IgM enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays using a West Nile virus recombinant antigen (preM/E) for detection of West Nile virus- and other flavivirus-specific antibodies
    Wayne R Hogrefe
    Focus Technologies, Cypress, California 90630, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:4641-8. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Biomarkers and assessment of vaccine responses
    Wayne R Hogrefe
    Focus Technologies, Cypress, CA 90630, USA
    Biomarkers 10:S50-7. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Utilization of hantavirus antibody results generated over a five-year period to develop an improved serologic algorithm for detecting acute Sin Nombre hantavirus infection
    Harry E Prince
    Focus Diagnostics Inc, Cypress, California, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 21:7-13. 2007
  4. pmc Detection of West Nile virus (WNV)-specific immunoglobulin M in a reference laboratory setting during the 2002 WNV season in the United States
    Harry E Prince
    Focus Technologies, Cypress, California 90630, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 10:764-8. 2003
  5. pmc Utility of the focus technologies west nile virus immunoglobulin M capture enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for testing cerebrospinal fluid
    Harry E Prince
    Focus Technologies, Cypress, California 90630, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:12-5. 2004
  6. pmc Performance characteristics of an in-house assay system used to detect West Nile Virus (WNV)-specific immunoglobulin M during the 2001 WNV season in the United States
    Harry E Prince
    Focus Technologies, Cypress, California, 90630, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 10:177-9. 2003
  7. pmc Efficiency of reconstitution of immunoglobulin g from blood specimens dried on filter paper and utility in herpes simplex virus type-specific serology screening
    Wayne R Hogrefe
    Focus Technologies, Cypress, California, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 9:1338-42. 2002
  8. pmc Performance of a commercial immunoglobulin M antibody capture assay using analyte-specific reagents to screen for interfering factors during a West Nile virus epidemic season in Nebraska
    Anthony R Sambol
    Nebraska Public Health Laboratory, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 986495 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 6495, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:87-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) Western blot confirmatory testing among men testing positive for HSV-2 using the focus enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in a sexually transmitted disease clinic
    Matthew R Golden
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:771-7. 2005

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. pmc Performance of immunoglobulin G (IgG) and IgM enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays using a West Nile virus recombinant antigen (preM/E) for detection of West Nile virus- and other flavivirus-specific antibodies
    Wayne R Hogrefe
    Focus Technologies, Cypress, California 90630, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:4641-8. 2004
    ..The use of a background subtraction method for the IgM ELISA eliminated all 15 false-positive results, giving a specificity of 100% for the Focus IgM ELISA...
  2. ncbi request reprint Biomarkers and assessment of vaccine responses
    Wayne R Hogrefe
    Focus Technologies, Cypress, CA 90630, USA
    Biomarkers 10:S50-7. 2005
    ..Although typically this is not a problem for infectious disease vaccines, it is a major problem for cancer vaccines...
  3. ncbi request reprint Utilization of hantavirus antibody results generated over a five-year period to develop an improved serologic algorithm for detecting acute Sin Nombre hantavirus infection
    Harry E Prince
    Focus Diagnostics Inc, Cypress, California, USA
    J Clin Lab Anal 21:7-13. 2007
    ..These findings were used to design a modified algorithm that identified all 37 patients with acute HPS, but reduced the number of specimens that required SNV antibody testing by 42%...
  4. pmc Detection of West Nile virus (WNV)-specific immunoglobulin M in a reference laboratory setting during the 2002 WNV season in the United States
    Harry E Prince
    Focus Technologies, Cypress, California 90630, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 10:764-8. 2003
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  5. pmc Utility of the focus technologies west nile virus immunoglobulin M capture enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for testing cerebrospinal fluid
    Harry E Prince
    Focus Technologies, Cypress, California 90630, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 42:12-5. 2004
    ..These findings show that the Focus Technologies WNV IgM capture ELISA, when utilized as recommended, offers accurate qualitative detection of WNV IgM in CSF specimens...
  6. pmc Performance characteristics of an in-house assay system used to detect West Nile Virus (WNV)-specific immunoglobulin M during the 2001 WNV season in the United States
    Harry E Prince
    Focus Technologies, Cypress, California, 90630, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 10:177-9. 2003
    ..These findings demonstrate that an in-house ELISA system for WNV-specific IgM effectively identifies patients with WNV infection...
  7. pmc Efficiency of reconstitution of immunoglobulin g from blood specimens dried on filter paper and utility in herpes simplex virus type-specific serology screening
    Wayne R Hogrefe
    Focus Technologies, Cypress, California, USA
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 9:1338-42. 2002
    ..The detection of HSV antibodies was generally consistent for dried blood samples stored frozen for over 1 year or at room temperature for 30 days, although decreased reactivities were found in a few samples...
  8. pmc Performance of a commercial immunoglobulin M antibody capture assay using analyte-specific reagents to screen for interfering factors during a West Nile virus epidemic season in Nebraska
    Anthony R Sambol
    Nebraska Public Health Laboratory, University of Nebraska Medical Center, 986495 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198 6495, USA
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 14:87-9. 2007
    ..Results showed that without performing the interfering factors screen for specimens in the low positive index value range of >1.1 to <or=3.5, a false positivity rate of 6.5% would have been realized...
  9. ncbi request reprint Herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) Western blot confirmatory testing among men testing positive for HSV-2 using the focus enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay in a sexually transmitted disease clinic
    Matthew R Golden
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 32:771-7. 2005
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