10/30/2020: Lab Update: Join the Next Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call on Monday, November 2 at 3:00 PM EDT

CDC's Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS)

Audience: Clinical Laboratory Professionals

Level: Laboratory Update

On Monday, November 2, 2020 from 3:00-4:00 PM ET, 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. The Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Calls take place every other week and last for one hour. The next call is scheduled for Monday, November 16.

See below for Zoom information.

Please refer to the attached agenda for an outline of Monday’s call. If you would like to submit a question for consideration, 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 Call website.

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

Thank you,

The Laboratory Outreach Communication System

Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call Agenda
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Agenda

Welcome

  • Jasmine Chaitram, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS)

CMS Reimbursement Update

  • Sarah Harding, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

College of American Pathologists (CAP) Microbiology Committee Perspective: Caution Must Be Used in Interpreting the Cycle Threshold (Ct) Value

  • Daniel Rhoads, Cleveland Clinic

FDA Update

  • Sara Brenner and Toby Lowe, 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: October 30, 2020