Creation of COVID-19 Pandemic Testing Board may affect clinical laboratories and lead to a change in national COVID-19 testing.
Insights into University of Illinois’ COVID-19 testing program using saliva test offer perspective on COVID-19 testing for universities.
CMS Releases New Surveyor Guidance Outlining Process of Evaluating SARS-CoV-2 Test Reporting Requirements
Thirty-one pages of new CMS guidance distilled into 10 probing questions revealing what CMS surveyors will be looking for in clinical laboratories, with regard to their COVID-19 testing tracing and reporting.
Summary of new research into viral load with SARS-CoV-2.
Summary of new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) order affecting COVID-19 testing for all passengers from foreign countries.
Curative SARS-Cov-2 diagnosis test providing high number of false negatives, FDA warns.
A new SARS-CoV-2 variant, B.1.1.7, was identified late last year in the UK, prompting the FDA to monitor existing tests, such as TaqPath, Linea, and Accula.
HHS details state-level support for COVID-19 testing and monitoring, with the more than $19 billion to be allocated through the existing CDC ELC cooperative agreement.
While diagnostic testing for COVID-19 slowly shifts away from clinical laboratories, these changes can be beneficial.
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention orders airlines to verify and confirm documentation for COVID-19 negative testing for certain travelers.