Poliovirus Laboratory Testing
Updated March 14, 2023
Because specimen submission requirements for CLIA diagnostic testing are currently being updated, ALL submissions to CDC for diagnostic testing require pre-approval at this time. Please contact PicornaLab@cdc.gov before submitting AFM specimens to CDC.
Various methods for testing specimens for poliovirus
Which specimens should be collected and how
Uses of wastewater testing, what testing can and cannot do, etc.
U.S. participation in World Health Organization’s plan to contain poliovirus type 2 in select laboratories across the world.