Special COVID-19 ECHO Session #17


July 8, 2020

On 8 July 2020, ASLM hosted the seventh session in a series about manufacturers of COVID-19 molecular diagnostic tools, featuring EUROIMMUN AG, and Hologic. The session covers: overview of available SARS-CoV-2 laboratory test kit(s) e.g., what genes are targeted; performance, run time and other technical considerations of SARS-CoV-2 molecular diagnostics; requirements/consumables not supplied with the test(s); status of regulatory approvals; and info about training resources. Presentations were made by Dr Konstanze Stiba, Product Manager, Infection Diagnostics, EUROIMMUN AG, Germany, and Dr Christian Stoeckigt, Head of Scientific Affairs and Medical Education, Hologic, USA. These resources are relevant to medical laboratorians, public health experts, all stakeholders involved in COVID-19 response. Please follow the links posted here to view the recorded video session on ASLM’s YouTube channel, and download the presentation slides from the session. The Q&A for this session is pending. Please check back for updates.