Lab Alert: Changes to CDC RT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2 Testing


CDC is providing this advance notice for clinical laboratories to have adequate time to select and implement one of the many FDA-authorized alternatives. Such assays can facilitate continued testing for both influenza and SARS-CoV-2 and can save both time and resources as we head into influenza season. Laboratories and testing sites should validate and verify their selected assay within their facility before beginning clinical testing.

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Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

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