05/15/2020: Join the Next Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Monday, May 18 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, May 18 at 3:00 PM EDT

On Monday, May 18, 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 refer to 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, May 18, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT

Welcome

  • Jasmine Chaitram, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems

Urgent Need for a Coherent National Testing Strategy for COVID-19

  • Gary Procop, Chair, American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Commission on Science, Technology, Quality and Policy

COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma and the Transfusion Service

  • Kerry O’Brien, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

The Unexpected Impact of COVID-19 on the Blood Supply

  • Kimberly Sanford, Virginia Commonwealth University

Laboratory Biosafety Update

  • Bill Arndt, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems

FDA Update and Responses to Questions

  • 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: May 15, 2020