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Addressing a public health crisis: applications for COVID-19 antibody testing


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About this Webinar

Date: Monday, July 27, 2020

Author: Kapoor, Hema, MD, D (ABMM), SM
Senior Medical Director
Infectious Diseases & Immunology and Global Diagnostics Network
Quest Diagnostics, Secaucus, New Jersey  
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Author: Meyer III, William A., PhD, D(ABMM), MLS(ASCP)CM
Director, Medical Science Liaison, Infectious Diseases/Immunology
Technical Director- Quest Diagnostics, East Region
Baltimore, Maryland  
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Author: Wohlgemuth, Jay G., M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
Senior Vice President, Research & Development and Medical
Quest Diagnostics, San Juan Capistrano, California  
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Category: Webinar

Description: COVID-19 antibody testing plays a critical role in the public health response to this pandemic, including helping to determine prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the community or population of interest; providing information to assist in surveillance program efforts, and implement disease mitigation.

During this presentation the presenters discuss commercial lab and public health collaborations, including current COVID-19 initiatives, explain the basis for serology tests for COVID-19 and recommendations for use, describe the utility of antibody testing in seroprevalence surveillance, and containment.

At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
• Discuss commercial lab and public health collaborations, including current COVID-19 initiatives
• Explain the basis for serology tests for COVID-19 and recommendations for use
• Describe the utility of antibody testing in seroprevalence surveillance and containment