04/03/2020: Lab Advisory: NEW ZOOM INFO + Join the Next Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Monday, April 6 at 3:00 PM EDT

CDC's Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS)

Audience: Clinical Laboratory Professionals

Level: Laboratory Advisory

NEW ZOOM INFO + Join the Next Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Monday, April 6 at 3:00 PM EDT

On Monday, April 6, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT, CDC’s Division of Laboratory Systems will host a call to discuss hot topics and to solicit the laboratory community’s questions about the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Calls will take place every Monday at 3:00 PM EDT. Note that the Zoom information for this call has changed – use the new Zoom information below to join online or by phone.

Please see the attached agenda for an outline of Monday’s call. If you have questions you would like to submit for consideration, please email DLSinquiries@cdc.gov in advance or use the Question & Answer (Q&A) function in Zoom during the call.

For more information, visit the Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Weekly Call websiteexternal icon.

Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call Agenda
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Webinar ID: 160 639 2851

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Monday, April 6, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT

Welcome and Introductions

  • Jasmine Chaitram, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems

Performance Evaluation of Commercially Developed Serology Tests

  • Michele Owen, CDC Laboratory Task Force

Updates and Responses to Submitted Questions on Diagnostics and Testing

  • Tim Stenzel, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Additional CLIA Guidance for Testing Laboratories

  • Karen Dyer, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

COVID-19 Response – Hospital System on the Front Lines

  • James (Jim) Crawford, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
    Health, Lake Success, New York

Nebraska’s Public Health Laboratory Response

  • Peter Iwen, Nebraska State Public Health Laboratory

Reporting Testing Data to CDC

  • Jasmine Chaitram, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems

Laboratory Biosafety Update for COVID-19

  • Bill Arndt, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems

Laboratory Outreach Communication System | Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS)

Center for Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services (CSELS)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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Page last reviewed: April 4, 2020