The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on May 12 posted updated point-of-care (POC) testing biosafety guidelines for COVID-19.
The update includes guidance for:
- use of instruments in a location associated with a current Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments certificate
- site- and activity-specific risk assessment
- proper staff training
- adherence to standard precautions when handling specimens
- decontamination of POC instruments.
Read More >>