Nira R Pollock

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A paper-based multiplexed transaminase test for low-cost, point-of-care liver function testing
    Nira R Pollock
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Sci Transl Med 4:152ra129. 2012
  2. pmc Evaluation of the effect of treatment of latent tuberculosis infection on QuantiFERON-TB gold assay results
    Nira R Pollock
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 12215, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:392-5. 2009
  3. pmc Ruling out novel H1N1 influenza virus infection with direct fluorescent antigen testing
    Nira R Pollock
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:e66-8. 2009
  4. pmc Field evaluation of a prototype paper-based point-of-care fingerstick transaminase test
    Nira R Pollock
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America Department of Laboratory Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e75616. 2013
  5. pmc Discordant QuantiFERON-TB Gold test results among US healthcare workers with increased risk of latent tuberculosis infection: a problem or solution?
    Nira R Pollock
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:878-86. 2008
  6. pmc A point-of-care paper-based fingerstick transaminase test: toward low-cost "lab-on-a-chip" technology for the developing world
    Nira R Pollock
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:478-82. 2013
  7. pmc Low yield of chest radiography in a large tuberculosis screening program
    Ronald L Eisenberg
    Department of Radiology and Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Radiology 256:998-1004. 2010
  8. pmc Validation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Rv1681 protein as a diagnostic marker of active pulmonary tuberculosis
    Nira R Pollock
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 51:1367-73. 2013

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Publications8

  1. pmc A paper-based multiplexed transaminase test for low-cost, point-of-care liver function testing
    Nira R Pollock
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Sci Transl Med 4:152ra129. 2012
    ..These data suggest that the ultimate point-of-care fingerstick device will have high impact on patient care in low-resource settings...
  2. pmc Evaluation of the effect of treatment of latent tuberculosis infection on QuantiFERON-TB gold assay results
    Nira R Pollock
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 12215, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:392-5. 2009
    ..These results do not support the use of the QuantiFERON-TB Gold assay to monitor therapy...
  3. pmc Ruling out novel H1N1 influenza virus infection with direct fluorescent antigen testing
    Nira R Pollock
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 49:e66-8. 2009
    ..The negative predictive value of DFA testing was at least 96%. Therefore, when performed on specimens of adequate quality, DFA tests can effectively rule out infection due to novel H1N1 virus...
  4. pmc Field evaluation of a prototype paper-based point-of-care fingerstick transaminase test
    Nira R Pollock
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America Department of Laboratory Medicine, Boston Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e75616. 2013
    ..This is the first field study performed with a patterned paper-based microfluidic device and opens the door to development of similar assays for other important analytes. ..
  5. pmc Discordant QuantiFERON-TB Gold test results among US healthcare workers with increased risk of latent tuberculosis infection: a problem or solution?
    Nira R Pollock
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 29:878-86. 2008
    ..We then undertook a quality assurance review to evaluate the QFT-G test results in HCWs with multiple risk factors for latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI)...
  6. pmc A point-of-care paper-based fingerstick transaminase test: toward low-cost "lab-on-a-chip" technology for the developing world
    Nira R Pollock
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:478-82. 2013
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  7. pmc Low yield of chest radiography in a large tuberculosis screening program
    Ronald L Eisenberg
    Department of Radiology and Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Radiology 256:998-1004. 2010
    ..To assess the frequency and spectrum of abnormalities on routine screening chest radiographs in the pre-employment evaluation of health care workers with positive tuberculin skin test (TST) results...
  8. pmc Validation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Rv1681 protein as a diagnostic marker of active pulmonary tuberculosis
    Nira R Pollock
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Clin Microbiol 51:1367-73. 2013
    ..These results provide strong validation of Rv1681 protein as a promising biomarker for TB diagnosis...