12/12/2020: Lab Advisory: CDC Offers Help with Performing Point-of-Care Tests for SARS-CoV-2

CDC's Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS)

Audience: Clinical Laboratory Professionals

Level: Laboratory Advisory

On December 10, 2020, CDC updated the Guidance for SARS-CoV-2 Point-of-Care Testing web page to include a new section titled “Help with Performing Point-of-Care Tests.” The new section features CDC educational materials, training resources from test manufacturers, and “Lessons Learned” documents designed to support healthcare providers who perform point-of-care testing for SARS-CoV-2.

Please share this message widely with your networks, particularly your partners and colleagues who are performing these point-of-care tests.

Additional Resources:

For questions, please contact us at LOCS@cdc.gov.

Thank you,

The Laboratory Outreach Communication System

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

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

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

LOCS@cdc.gov

www.cdc.gov/csels/dls/locs

Page last reviewed: December 11, 2020