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Lessons Learned: Pandemic Readiness & Reference Material Solutions

Category: COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2

Posted by SeraCare Team on Feb 23, 2023 11:22:56 AM
In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, diagnostic testing was challenging. The tests were inaccurate, resulting in false results for both laboratory-developed and commercially-developed assays. This hampered efforts to identify cases quickly and contain the spread of the virus. The lack of reliable reference materials was a significant factor in these early diagnostic failures. Clinical testing labs were desperately searching for quality solutions that could help them independently verify that their assays were working properly. Learn how we successfully addressed these challenges:
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