July 15, 2020
A major challenge in the control of COVID-19 is its detection. Rapid testing of COVID-19 specimens is needed at a mass level for early detection, and in turn, for a check on virus spreads. The risk of transmitting coronavirus is significantly high when working with COVID-19 specimens. Whether your diagnostic facility is expanding services to test COVID-19 specimens or you are setting up a new COVID-19 diagnostic testing facility, you need to follow biosafety guidelines specified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to minimize risks. The infographic delineates some of the guidelines for safe handling of COVID-19 specimens in COVID-19 diagnostic testing laboratories.
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