11/13/2020: Lab Update: Join the Next Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call on Monday, November 16 at 3:00 PM ET

CDC's Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS)

Audience: Clinical Laboratory Professionals

Level: Laboratory Update

On Monday, November 16, 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


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

ASM’s Clinical Microbiology Supply Shortage Collection (CMSSC) Tool: Identifying Lab Supply Shortages in Real Time

  • Melissa Miller, American Society for Microbiology (ASM)

Evaluating the Sofia SARS Antigen FIA for Asymptomatic and Symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Testing on Two University Campuses – Wisconsin, Sep 29 – Oct 9, 2020

  • Ian Pray, Wisconsin Department of Health Services

FDA Update

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

November 16, 2020 Meeting Materials

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