Daily Archives: April 14, 2020

UPDATED: Guidance for laboratories shipping specimens to WHO reference laboratories that provide confirmatory testing for COVID-19 virus (March 31, 2020 version)

WHO has established a shipment mechanism to expedite and cover the costs of the shipment of clinical samples from patients with suspected COVID-19 from the country of collection to one of the WHO reference laboratories providing confirmatory molecular testing for COVID-19. This document explains … Continue reading

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Laboratory Assessment Tool for laboratories implementing COVID-19 testing

This Laboratory Assessment Tool (LAT) is specifically designed to assess capacities of existing laboratories which have implemented or aim to implement COVID-19 virus testing. It addresses both core capacities of a laboratory and specificities related to COVID-19 virus testing. It … Continue reading

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WHO recommended Hand-rub Formulations – Guide to Local Production

Introduction: This Guide to Local Production of WHO-recommended Handrub Formulations is separated into two discrete but interrelated sections: Part A provides a practical guide for use at the pharmacy bench during the actual preparation of the formulation. Users may want … Continue reading

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