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Supply Shortages Impacting COVID-19 and Non-COVID Testing

Feb 18, 2021 | Julia Zigman

The American Society for Microbiology is collecting data from clinical labs using the Clinical Microbiology Supply Shortage Collection (CMSSC) tool. The tool reports on shortages of supplies for COVID-19 and non-COVID testing.

Among other data, 35.1% of participating labs reported a shortage of supplies for the molecular detection of sexually transmitted infections for the week of January 8-15, 2021.

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About Julia Zigman

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Julia Zigman is a Program Analyst on the NACCHO HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis team. Julia focuses primarily on NACCHO’s Ending the HIV Epidemic portfolio and is a lead staff member for the HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis Workgroup. Learn more about these programs here.

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