04/17/2020: Lab Advisory: Join the Next Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Monday, April 20 at 3:00 PM EDT

CDC's Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS)

Audience: Clinical Laboratory Professionals

Level: Laboratory Advisory

Join the Next Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Monday, April 20 at 3:00 PM EDT

On Monday, April 20, 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. Please see below for Zoom information.

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 website.

Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call Agenda
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Monday, April 20, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT

Welcome and Introductions

  • Jasmine Chaitram, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems

Laboratory Biosafety Update: Autopsy and Anatomic Pathology Guidance for COVID-19

  • Bill Arndt, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems

COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness and Recovery Planning in Anatomic Pathology

  • Vinita Parkash, Yale University School of Medicine

COVID-19 at Alameda Health System

  • Valerie Ng, Alameda Health System

COVID-19 Coding and Reimbursement

  • Sarah Shirey-Losso, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Updates on Review Process, Quality, Validation, and Serology Testing

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

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: April 20, 2020