10/02/2020: Lab Advisory: FDA Updates the SARS-CoV-2 Reference Panel Comparative Data

CDC's Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS)

Audience: Clinical Laboratory Professionals

Level: Laboratory Advisory

On Tuesday, September 29, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updated its SARS-CoV-2 Reference Panel Comparative Data. Users can view a table that shows the sensitivity mean estimates of the EUA-authorized SARS-CoV-2 molecular diagnostic tests using the FDA SARS- CoV-2 reference panel. Refer to this page for more information, including the comparison charts.

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