June 12 LOCS (CDC) Email

Subject: Lab Advisory: CDC Updates Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines and Questions & Answers
Audience: Clinical Laboratory Professionals
Level: Laboratory Advisory

CDC recently updated the Interim Laboratory Biosafety Guidance for Handling and Processing Specimens Associated with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 for Laboratories. In these updates, laboratory professionals can find biosafety guidance for anatomic pathology and point-of-care tests. The laboratory questions-and-answers page has been updated to include information about anatomic pathology, molecular transport media, and cell lines for respiratory virus cultures.

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