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CDC Laboratory Advisory - COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Mondays at 3:00 PM EDT

  • 1.  CDC Laboratory Advisory - COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Mondays at 3:00 PM EDT

    Posted 04-26-2020 09:59
    Every Monday, the CDC's Division of Laboratory Systems hosts a call to discuss hot topics and to solicit the laboratory community's questions about the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Calls take place at 3:00 PM EDT via Zoom (login information below).

    If you have questions you would like to submit for consideration, please email DLSinquiries@cdc.gov in advance or use the Question & Answer (Q&A) function in Zoom during the call.

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    Jim Flanigan, CAE
    Executive Vice President
    American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
    1861 International Drive, #200 McLean, VA 22102
    o: 571-748-3746 | m: 708-359-5721
    jimf@ascls.org | @jimflanigancae
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  • 2.  RE: CDC Laboratory Advisory - COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Mondays at 3:00 PM EDT

    Posted 04-26-2020 10:01
    Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call Agenda
    Monday, April 27, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT

    American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC)
    • Carmen L. Wiley, President, AACC
    Serology Testing Available at Quest Diagnostics
    • Ann Salm, Quest Diagnostics
    LabCorp Home Collection Kits
    • Brian Krueger, LabCorp
    Laboratory Biosafety Update Agenda Item
    • Bill Arndt, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems
    Update on Serology Testing, Point-of-Care Testing, and Laboratory Data Harmonization
    • Tim Stenzel and Sara Brenner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)


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    Jim Flanigan, CAE
    Executive Vice President
    American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
    1861 International Drive, #200 McLean, VA 22102
    o: 571-748-3746 | m: 708-359-5721
    jimf@ascls.org | @jimflanigancae
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  • 3.  RE: CDC Laboratory Advisory - COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Mondays at 3:00 PM EDT

    Posted 05-01-2020 17:14
    Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call Agenda
    May 4, 2020 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern

    Addressing Covid-19: The Clinical Lab and Beyond – Perspective from a Scientific Society
    • Robin Patel, President, the American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
    Testing Strategies and Priorities
    • Greg Armstrong, CDC Deputy Incident Manager for the COVID-19 Response
    Laboratory Testing Supply Chain Update
    • Brad Smith, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
    Expanding SARS-CoV-2 Testing in the District
    • Tony Tran, District of Columbia Public Health Laboratory
    Laboratory Biosafety Update
    • Bill Arndt, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems
    CLIA Updates
    • Karen Dyer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)


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    Jim Flanigan, CAE
    Executive Vice President
    American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
    1861 International Drive, #200 McLean, VA 22102
    o: 571-748-3746 | m: 708-359-5721
    jimf@ascls.org | @jimflanigancae
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  • 4.  RE: CDC Laboratory Advisory - COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Mondays at 3:00 PM EDT

    Posted 05-09-2020 10:35
    Agenda- Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call
    Monday, May 11, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT

    Lab Reporting to Government Health Agencies During a Pandemic
    • Corrisa Miliander, Mayo Clinic Laboratories
    State Reporting Requirements for COVID-19
    • Janet Hamilton, Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE)
    Updates to Reporting Requirements Under CARES Act and to HHS Protect
    • Jason Hall, CDC Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections (DPEI)
    CLIA Updates
    • Karen Dyer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
    Laboratory Biosafety Update
    • Bill Arndt, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems
    Updated Policy for Serology Testing
    • Tim Stenzel and Sara Brenner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

    Please join this call using Zoom:
    https://cdc.zoomgov.com/j/1606392851
    Webinar ID: 160 639 2851
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    Jim Flanigan, CAE
    Executive Vice President
    American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
    1861 International Drive, #200 McLean, VA 22102
    o: 571-748-3746 | m: 708-359-5721
    jimf@ascls.org | @jimflanigancae
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  • 5.  RE: CDC Laboratory Advisory - COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Mondays at 3:00 PM EDT

    Posted 05-15-2020 16:08
    On Monday, May 18, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT, CDC's Division of Laboratory Systems will host a call to discuss hot topics and to solicit the laboratory community's questions about the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Calls will take place every Monday at 3:00 PM EDT. Please see below for Zoom information.

    Please refer to the attached agenda for an outline of Monday's call. If you have questions you would like to submit for consideration, please email DLSinquiries@cdc.gov in advance or use the Question & Answer (Q&A) function in Zoom during the call.

    For more information, visit the Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Weekly Call website: https://www.cdc.gov/safelabs/resources-tools/covid-19-weekly-clinical-calls.html

    Agenda
    Urgent Need for a Coherent National Testing Strategy for COVID-19
    • Gary Procop, Chair, American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Commission on Science, Technology, Quality and Policy
    COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma and the Transfusion Service
    • Kerry O'Brien, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    The Unexpected Impact of COVID-19 on the Blood Supply
    • Kimberly Sanford, Virginia Commonwealth University
    Laboratory Biosafety Update
    • Bill Arndt, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems
    FDA Update and Responses to Questions
    • Tim Stenzel and Sara Brenner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
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    Password: 048861

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    Jim Flanigan, CAE
    Executive Vice President
    American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
    1861 International Drive, #200 McLean, VA 22102
    o: 571-748-3746 | m: 708-359-5721
    jimf@ascls.org | @jimflanigancae
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  • 6.  RE: CDC Laboratory Advisory - COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Mondays at 3:00 PM EDT

    Posted 05-29-2020 14:55
    Below is the agenda for the Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call for Monday, June 1, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT

    Please join this call using Zoom:
    https://cdc.zoomgov.com/j/1606392851
    Webinar ID: 160 639 2851
    Password: 048861

    Supply Chain Update
    • Brad Smith, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
    • Tammy Beckham, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    FDA Update
    • Tim Stenzel, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    • Sara Brenner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    Serology Testing Update
    • Chris Elkins, CDC Laboratory Task Force for the COVID-19 Response
    • Vicki Olson, CDC Laboratory Task Force for the COVID-19 Response
    Maintaining Connections and Supporting Laboratories during the COVID-19 Pandemic
    • Kathy Nucifora, COLA


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    Jim Flanigan, CAE
    Executive Vice President
    American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
    1861 International Drive, #200 McLean, VA 22102
    o: 571-748-3746 | m: 708-359-5721
    jimf@ascls.org | @jimflanigancae
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  • 7.  RE: CDC Laboratory Advisory - COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Mondays at 3:00 PM EDT

    Posted 06-05-2020 18:19

    On Monday, June 8, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT, CDC's Division of Laboratory Systems will host a call to discuss hot topics and to solicit the laboratory community's questions about the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Calls will take place every Monday at 3:00 PM EDT.


    Agenda - Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call
    Monday, June 8, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT

    Reporting and CARES Act Update
    • Jason Hall, CDC Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections (DPEI)
    FDA Update
    • Tim Stenzel and Sara Brenner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    Biosafety When Performing Cytology
    • Liron Pantanowicz, Director of Anatomic Pathology, The University of Michigan
    College of American Pathologists (CAP) Laboratory Accreditation Update
    • Richard M. Scanlan, Chair, CAP Council on Accreditation
    CMS Billing Update
    • Sarah Shirey-Losso, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

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    Jim Flanigan, CAE
    Executive Vice President
    American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
    1861 International Drive, #200 McLean, VA 22102
    o: 571-748-3746 | m: 708-359-5721
    jimf@ascls.org | @jimflanigancae
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  • 8.  RE: CDC Laboratory Advisory - COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Mondays at 3:00 PM EDT

    Posted 06-12-2020 12:25
    On Monday, June 15, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT, CDC's Division of Laboratory Systems will host a call to discuss hot topics and to solicit the laboratory community's questions about the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Calls will take place every Monday at 3:00 PM EDT. Please see below for Zoom information.

    Please refer to the attached agenda for an outline of Monday's call. If you would like to submit a question for consideration, email DLSinquiries@cdc.gov in advance or use the Question & Answer (Q&A) function in Zoom during the call.

    Agenda - Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call
    Monday, June 15, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT

    FDA Update
    • Tim Stenzel and Sara Brenner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    Laboratory Biosafety Update
    • Bill Arndt, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems
    COVID-19 Surveys Update
    • Barbara Schwarzer, The Joint Commission
    Summary of SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Testing Survey
    • Robyn Temple-Smolkin, Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP)
    For more information, visit the Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Weekly Call website:

    https://www.cdc.gov/safelabs/resources-tools/covid-19-weekly-clinical-calls.html

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    https://cdc.zoomgov.com/j/1606392851
    Webinar ID: 160 639 2851
    Password: 048861

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    Jim Flanigan, CAE
    Executive Vice President
    American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
    1861 International Drive, #200 McLean, VA 22102
    o: 571-748-3746 | m: 708-359-5721
    jimf@ascls.org | @jimflanigancae
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  • 9.  RE: CDC Laboratory Advisory - COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Mondays at 3:00 PM EDT

    Posted 06-19-2020 13:57
    On Monday, June 22, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT, CDC's Division of Laboratory Systems will host a call to discuss hot topics and to solicit the laboratory community's questions about the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This week's agenda has a familiar face talking about an important topic.

    After the June 22 call, the Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Calls will take place every other week and will be extended from 45 minutes to one hour.
    The next call will be on Monday, July 6 at 3:00 PM EDT. Please see below for Zoom information.

    Please refer to the attached agenda for an outline of Monday's call. If you would like to submit a question for consideration, email DLSinquiries@cdc.gov in advance or use the Question & Answer (Q&A) function in Zoom during the call.

    Agenda - Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call
    Monday, June 22, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT

    Opening Remarks
    • Jay Butler, MD, Deputy Director for Infectious Diseases, CDC
    FDA Update
    • Tim Stenzel and Sara Brenner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    Laboratory Workforce: Short Term Impact vs. Long Term Trends
    • Jim Flanigan, American Society of Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
    DLS Laboratory Training Resources
    • Senia Wilkins, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems

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    Jim Flanigan, CAE
    Executive Vice President
    American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
    1861 International Drive, #200 McLean, VA 22102
    o: 571-748-3746 | m: 708-359-5721
    jimf@ascls.org | @jimflanigancae
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  • 10.  RE: CDC Laboratory Advisory - COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Mondays at 3:00 PM EDT

    Posted 07-17-2020 16:19
    On Monday, July 20, 2020 from 3:00-4:00 PM EDT, CDC's Division of Laboratory Systems will host a call to discuss hot topics and to solicit the laboratory community's questions about the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Calls take place every other week and last for one hour. The next call will be on Monday, August 3 at 3:00 PM EDT.

    Agenda - Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call
    Monday, July 20, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT

    Autopsies and Public Health Importance for COVID-19
    • Roose Martines, CDC Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology (DHCPP)
    • Sarah Reagan-Steiner, CDC Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology (DHCPP)
    COVID-19 Samples: Packaging and Shipping Issues
    • Stuart Streck, U.S. Department of Transportation
    FDA Update
    • Tim Stenzel and Sara Brenner, FDA

    Please join this call using Zoom:
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    Jim Flanigan, CAE
    Executive Vice President
    American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
    1861 International Drive, #200 McLean, VA 22102
    o: 571-748-3746 | m: 708-359-5721
    jimf@ascls.org | @jimflanigancae
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  • 11.  RE: CDC Laboratory Advisory - COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Mondays at 3:00 PM EDT

    Posted 08-02-2020 11:53
    On Monday, August 3, 2020 from 3:00-4:00 PM EDT, CDC's Division of Laboratory Systems will host a call to discuss hot topics and to solicit the laboratory community's questions about the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Please refer to the attached agenda for an outline of Monday's call. If you would like to submit a question for consideration, email DLSinquiries@cdc.gov in advance or use the Question & Answer (Q&A) function in Zoom during the call.

    Agenda - Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call
    Monday, August 3, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT

    Update on Laboratory Data Reporting
    • Sara Brenner, HHS Laboratory Reporting
    Pooling Update
    • Reynolds (Ren) Salerno, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems
    • Amy Zale, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    • Toby Lowe, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
    Risk Assessment
    • Bev Dickson, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital
    FDA Update
    • Tim Stenzel, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

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    Jim Flanigan, CAE
    Executive Vice President
    American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
    1861 International Drive, #200 McLean, VA 22102
    o: 571-748-3746 | m: 708-359-5721
    jimf@ascls.org | @jimflanigancae
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  • 12.  RE: CDC Laboratory Advisory - COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Mondays at 3:00 PM EDT

    Posted 08-16-2020 13:01
    On Monday, August 17, 2020 from 3:00-4:00 PM EDT, CDC's Division of Laboratory Systems will host a call to discuss hot topics and to solicit the laboratory community's questions about the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Calls take place every other week and last for one hour. The next call will be on Monday, August 31 at 3:00 PM EDT. Please see below for Zoom information.

    Please refer to the attached agenda for an outline of Monday's call. If you would like to submit a question for consideration, email DLSinquiries@cdc.gov in advance or use the Question & Answer (Q&A) function in Zoom during the call.
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    Agenda-Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call
    Monday, August 17, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT

    Antigen Testing – Video Update
    • Reynolds (Ren) Salerno, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS)
    New CDC FAQs
    • Jasmine Chaitram, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS)
    Review of Required Data Elements for Laboratory Reporting
    • Sara Brenner, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Status and Federal Procurement of Testing Supplies
    • Tammy Beckham, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    FDA Update
    • Tim Stenzel, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)


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    Jim Flanigan, CAE
    Executive Vice President
    American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
    1861 International Drive, #200 McLean, VA 22102
    o: 571-748-3746 | m: 708-359-5721
    jimf@ascls.org | @jimflanigancae
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  • 13.  RE: CDC Laboratory Advisory - COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Mondays at 3:00 PM EDT

    Posted 08-30-2020 13:44
    On Monday, August 31, 2020 from 3:00-4:00 PM EDT, CDC's Division of Laboratory Systems will host a call to discuss hot topics and to solicit the laboratory community's questions about the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Calls take place every other week and last for one hour. The next call will be on Monday, September 14 at 3:00 PM EDT. Please see below for Zoom information.

    Please refer to the attached agenda for an outline of Monday's call. If you would like to submit a question for consideration, email DLSinquiries@cdc.gov in advance or use the Question & Answer (Q&A) function in Zoom during the call.

    AMP SARS‐CoV‐2 Molecular Testing Follow-up Survey
    • Robyn Temple-Smolkin, Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP)
    CMS Update – CLIA Rule for Reporting COVID-19 Test Results
    • Regina Van Brakle and Amy Zale, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
    Laboratory Training Update
    • Joe Rothschild, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS)
    FDA Update
    • Tim Stenzel, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)


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    Jim Flanigan, CAE
    Executive Vice President
    American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
    1861 International Drive, #200 McLean, VA 22102
    o: 571-748-3746 | m: 708-359-5721
    jimf@ascls.org | @jimflanigancae
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  • 14.  RE: CDC Laboratory Advisory - COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Mondays at 3:00 PM EDT

    Posted 09-11-2020 17:46
    On Monday, September 14, 2020 from 3:00-4:00 PM EDT, CDC's Division of Laboratory Systems will host a call to discuss hot topics and to solicit the laboratory community's questions about the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Calls take place every other week and last for one hour. The next call will be on Monday, September 28 at 3:00 PM EDT. Please see below for Zoom information.

    Please refer to the attached agenda for an outline of Monday's call. If you would like to submit a question for consideration, email DLSinquiries@cdc.gov in advance or use the Question & Answer (Q&A) function in Zoom during the call.

    For questions, please contact us at LOCS@cdc.gov.

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    Agenda - Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call
    Monday, September 14, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT

    CMS Update on Interim Final Rule – Laboratory Reporting
    • Regina Van Brakle and Amy Zale, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
    Technical Guidance for Implementation of Laboratory Data Reporting
    • Mike Waters, Testing and Diagnostics Task Force, Health and Human Services (HHS)
    Laboratory Data Reporting for COVID-19 - A Clinical Laboratory Experience
    • Donna Wolk, Geisinger Health System, Department of Laboratory Medicine
    FDA Update
    • Tim Stenzel, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)


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    Jim Flanigan, CAE
    Executive Vice President
    American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
    1861 International Drive, #200 McLean, VA 22102
    o: 571-748-3746 | m: 708-359-5721
    jimf@ascls.org | @jimflanigancae
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  • 15.  RE: CDC Laboratory Advisory - COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Mondays at 3:00 PM EDT

    Posted 09-26-2020 10:22
    On Monday, September 28, 2020 from 3:00-4:00 PM EDT, CDC's Division of Laboratory Systems will host a call to discuss hot topics and to solicit the laboratory community's questions about the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Calls generally take place every other week and last for one hour; however, due to the Columbus Day holiday, the next call is scheduled for Monday, October 19. See below for Zoom information.

    Please refer to the attached agenda for an outline of Monday's call. If you would like to submit a question for consideration, email DLSinquiries@cdc.gov in advance or use the Question & Answer (Q&A) function in Zoom during the call.

    Please join this call using Zoom:
    https://cdc.zoomgov.com/j/1606392851
    Webinar ID: 160 639 2851
    Password: 048861

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    Agenda - Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call
    Monday, September 28, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT

    Point-of-Care Testing Resources
    • James Nichols, Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI)
    CMS Update – Testing and Reporting Questions
    • Regina Van Brakle and Amy Zale, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
    Updates and Priorities for the Laboratory Task Force, CDC COVID-19 Emergency Response
    • Leslie Dauphin, Laboratory Task Force, CDC COVID-19 Emergency Response
    FDA Update
    • Tim Stenzel, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)


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    Jim Flanigan, CAE
    Executive Vice President
    American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
    1861 International Drive, #200 McLean, VA 22102
    o: 571-748-3746 | m: 708-359-5721
    jimf@ascls.org | @jimflanigancae
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  • 16.  RE: CDC Laboratory Advisory - COVID-19 Response Weekly Call on Mondays at 3:00 PM EDT

    Posted 13 days ago
    On Monday, October 19, 2020 from 3:00-4:00 PM EDT, CDC's Division of Laboratory Systems will host a call to discuss hot topics and to solicit the laboratory community's questions about the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Calls take place every other week and last for one hour. The next call is scheduled for Monday, November 2. See below for Zoom information.

    Please refer to the attached agenda for an outline of Monday's call. If you would like to submit a question for consideration, email DLSinquiries@cdc.gov in advance or use the Question & Answer (Q&A) function in Zoom during the call.

    For more information, visit the Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call website.  https://www.cdc.gov/csels/dls/preparedlabs/covid-19-clinical-calls.html For questions, contact us at LOCS@cdc.gov.

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    Agenda - Clinical Laboratory COVID-19 Response Call
    Monday, October 19, 2020 at 3:00 PM EDT

    National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Point-of-Care Test Reporting Tool for COVID-19 in Long-Term Care Facilities
    • Kathy Bridson, CDC Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP)
    Influenza Testing Update
    • Tim Uyeki, CDC Influenza Division (ID)
    CDC/Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA Survey) – ClinMicroNet
    • Dan Diekema, University of Iowa
    FDA Update
    • Tim Stenzel, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    How CDC Uses COVID-19 Laboratory Data
    • Jason Hall, CDC Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections (DPEI) and Ed Lockhart, CDC Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS)


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    Jim Flanigan, CAE
    Executive Vice President
    American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)
    1861 International Drive, #200 McLean, VA 22102
    o: 571-748-3746 | m: 708-359-5721
    jimf@ascls.org | @jimflanigancae
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