Diagnostics can play a role in stewardship throughout the pandemic by facilitating a quick diagnosis of COVID-19 and identifying if there is also a bacterial co-infection.
Contact tracing is the process of working with an infected patient to help them recall everyone with whom they have had close contact, then, warning the exposed individuals of their potential exposure.
Did you know that every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood? But, only 3% of age-eligible people donate blood annually. Donating blood is essential to community health and the need for blood is constant. One donation can potentially save up to three lives.
An important piece of information that we lack is an accurate picture of the current spread of COVID-19. One way to get that information is to deploy widespread and high-quality serologic antibody testing.