CDC Guidance on Evaluating and Testing Persons for
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a new HAN Health Alert on the COVID-19 Coronavirus, titled Updated
Guidance on Evaluating and Testing Persons for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
. Find it at
March 08, 2020, 8:20 PM ET
"COVID-19 diagnostic testing, authorized by the FDA under an EUA, is becoming available in clinical laboratories. This additional testing capacity will allow clinicians to consider COVID-19 testing for a wider group of symptomatic patients. Clinicians should use their judgment to determine if a patient has signs and symptoms compatible with COVID-19 and whether the patient should be tested."