05/06/2020: Lab Advisory: CDC Posts New Information about Serology Testing for COVID-19

CDC's Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS)

Audience: Clinical Laboratory Professionals

Level: Laboratory Advisory

CDC Posts New Information about Serology Testing for COVID-19

CDC recently posted a new web page to provide information about the CDC serology (antibody) test for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). This test has been validated for surveillance and research purposes to support the CDC surveillance strategy for the pandemic response.

CDC is also collaborating with other government agencies to evaluate commercially developed serology assays. More information about these studies can be found on the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) web pageexternal icon.

Online resources:

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: May 6, 2020