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  • Tags: Laboratory Testing

NETEC_AmbTestingDrive_Final_100720.pdf
Creator: NETEC
Subject: Emergency Management
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2020-10-07
Description: This is a printable flyer covering appointment drive-through ambulatory testing for COVID-19.Drive-through ambulatory care has the advantage of keeping patients isolated from providers and other patients. You will need a well ventilated area that can…

Creator: Arabi, Yaseen M., Ayed Y. Asiri, Abdullah M. Assiri, Hanan H. Balkhy, Ali Al Bshabshe, Majed Al Jeraisy, Yasser Mandourah, Mohamed H. A. Azzam, Abdulhadi M. Bin Eshaq, Sameera Al Johani, Shmeylan Al Harbi, Hani A. A. Jokhdar, Ahmad M. Deeb, Ziad A.…
Subject: Laboratory
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-10-07
Description: Whether combined treatment with recombinant interferon beta-1b and lopinavir–ritonavir reduces mortality among patients hospitalized with Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) is unclear.

Creator: Horby, Peter W., Marion Mafham, Jennifer L. Bell, Louise Linsell, Natalie Staplin, Jonathan Emberson, Adrian Palfreeman, Jason Raw, Einas Elmahi, Benjamin Prudon, Christopher Green, Simon Carley, David Chadwick, Matthew Davies, Matthew P. Wise, J.…
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-10-05
Description: Lopinavir–ritonavir has been proposed as a treatment for COVID-19 on the basis of in vitro activity, preclinical studies, and observational studies. Here, we report the results of a randomised trial to assess whether lopinavir–ritonavir improves…

NETEC_LabOps_090430.pdf
Creator: NETEC
Subject: Laboratory
Item Type: Guide
Date Last Updated: 2020-09-04
Description: This interactive guide takes you through operational considerations for choosing a COVID-19 test.

Creator: Wyllie, Anne L., John Fournier, Arnau Casanovas-Massana, Melissa Campbell, Maria Tokuyama, Pavithra Vijayakumar, Joshua L. Warren, Bertie Geng, M. Catherine Muenker, Adam J. Moore, Chantal B. F. Vogels, Mary E. Petrone, Isabel M. Ott, Peiwen Lu,…
Subject: Laboratory
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-09-24
Description: Rapid and accurate diagnostic tests are essential for controlling the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Although the current standard involves testing of nasopharyngeal swab specimens by quantitative reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-qPCR)…

Creator: Anand, Shuchi, Maria Montez-Rath, Jialin Han, Julie Bozeman, Russell Kerschmann, Paul Beyer, Julie Parsonnet, and Glenn M. Chertow.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-09-25
Description: Many patients receiving dialysis in the USA share the socioeconomic characteristics of underserved communities, and undergo routine monthly laboratory testing, facilitating a practical, unbiased, and repeatable assessment of severe acute respiratory…

Creator: The National SARS-CoV-2 Serology Assay Evaluation Group
Subject: Laboratory
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-09-23
Description: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has caused a global pandemic in 2020. Testing is crucial for mitigating public health and economic effects. Serology is considered key to population-level surveillance and potentially…

Creator: McClain, Micah T., Florica J. Constantine, Bradly P. Nicholson, Marshall Nichols, Thomas W. Burke, Ricardo Henao, Daphne C. Jones, Lori L. Hudson, L. Brett Jaggers, Timothy Veldman, Anna Mazur, Lawrence P. Park, Sunil Suchindran, Ephraim L. Tsalik,…
Subject: Laboratory
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-09-24
Description: Early and accurate identification of individuals with viral infections is crucial for clinical management and public health interventions. We aimed to assess the ability of transcriptomic biomarkers to identify naturally acquired respiratory viral…

Creator: Dugdale, C. M., S. E. Turbett, S. M. McCluskey, K. C. Zachary, E. S. Shenoy, A. L. Ciaranello, R. P. Walensky, E. S. Rosenberg, M. N. Anahtar, D. C. Hooper, and E. P. Hyle.
Subject: Research
Item Type: Publication
Date Last Updated: 2020-08-24
Description: We describe an approach to the evaluation and isolation of hospitalized persons under investigation (PUIs) for COVID-19 at a large U.S. academic medical center. Only a small proportion (2.9%) of PUIs with one or more repeat SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid…