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Interim Guidelines for COVID-19 Antibody Testing

Background Infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) initiates a humoral immune response that produces antibodies against specific…

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Interim SARS-CoV-2 Testing Guidelines for Patients in Outpatient Hemodialysis Facilities

Summary of Recent Changes December 16, 2020 Added language about timing and frequency with which to perform SARS-CoV-2 testing on …

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Interim Guidelines for Clinical Specimens for COVID-19

Revisions were made on October 8, 2020 to reflect the following: Clarification on language for the collection of specimens and…

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Testing Guidelines for Nursing Homes

Revisions were made on July 17, 2020, to reflect the following: Updated “Testing to determine resolution of infection” to add…

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Interim Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines: COVID-19

May 11, 2020 Until more information becomes available, precautions should be taken in handling specimens that are suspected or confirmed…