Quality Control and EQA Strategies for Quality COVID-19 Test Results.

May 1, 2020

Laboratories need to conduct verification or validation studies to confirm that new tests for COVID-19 diagnosis perform as intended. In this document co-authored by ASLM, FIND and the London School for Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, further key requirements for quality assurance are defined, including quality control and external quality assessment that laboratories should follow to ensure that results of COVID-19 testing are accurate and reliable.