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Steven Kazmierczak, PhD, DABCC
Scientific Director, Clinical Chemistry & Toxicology
Rank: Professor
Clinical Services:
Clinical Interests: Quality Control, Chemometrics, method evaluation
Research Interests: Clinical Chemistry/Toxicology
1977-79     Botany, Chemistry, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey
1979-82     BS (Summa cum laude), Biology, Chemistry, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio
1982-86     PhD, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio
Previous Position:
Selected References:
  • Kazmierczak SC. Statistical Techniques for Evaluating the Diagnostic Utility of Laboratory Tests. Clin Chem Lab Med (Review) 37; 1001-1009:1999.
  • Kazmierczak SC, Catrou PG. Analytical Interference: More than Just a Laboratory Problem. Amer J Clin Pathol 113; 9-11:2000.
  • Kazmierczak SC, Catrou PG, Briley KP. Transient Nature of Interference Effects from Heterophile Antibodies: Examples of interference with Cardiac Markers. Clin Chem Lab Med 38; 33-39:2000.
  • Kearse KP, Smith NL, Semer DA, Eagles L, Finley JL, Kazmierczak S, Kovacs CJ, Rodriguez AA, Kellogg-Wennerberg AE. Monoclonal Antibody DS6 Detects a Tumor-Associated Sialoglycotope Expressed on Human Serous Ovarian Carcinomas. Int J Cancer 88:866-872, 2000.
  • Robertson A, Kazmierczak S, Vos P. Improved Transcutaneous Bilirubinometry: Comparison of SpectRx BiliCheck and Minolta Jaundice Meter JM-102 for Estimating Total Serum Bilirubin in a Normal Newborn Population. J of Perinatology 22:12-14, 2002.
  • Kazmierczak SC, Robertson, AF, Catrou PG, Briley KP, Kreamer BL, Gourley GR. Direct Spectrophotometric Method for Measurement of Bilirubin in Newborns: Comparison with HPLC and an Automated Diazo Method. Clin Chem 48:1096-1097, 2002.
  • Kazmierczak SC, Robertson, AF, Briley KP. Comparison of Hemolysis in Blood Samples Collected using an Automatic Incision Device and a Manual Lancet. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 156:1072-1074, 2002.
  • Kazmierczak SC. Laboratory Quality Control - Using Patient Data to Assess Analytical Performance. Clin Chem Lab Med 41:617-27,2003
  • Kazmierczak SC, Ostoich V, Aron K, Hickey A, Kazmierczak DE, Bleile DM. Clinical Evaluation for an Algorithm for Short Sample Detection on a Multianalyte Panel using a Point-of-Care Analyzer. Clin Chem 50:1316-18, 2004.
  • 36. Kazmierczak SC, Sekhon H, Richards C. False-positive troponin I measured with the Abbott AxSYM attributed to fibrin interference. Int J Cardiol 101:27-31;2005.

Last Updated: 02/17/2010