The PFF recommends patients with possible or likely genetic forms of pulmonary fibrosis be considered for genetic evaluation when possible to determine whether genetic testing is appropriate.
The CDC is seeking emergency use authorization for a new diagnostic test that can simultaneously detect the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and the influenza virus.Read More
The FDA has added a voluntary EUA template for at-home sample collection kits for COVID-19 tests to its website.Read More
The US FDA issued an emergency use authorization for the Everlywell COVID-19 Test Home Collection Kit, an at-home sample collection kit that allows screened patients to collect and send a nasal swab sample for testing.Read More
The US FDA issued a public alert that the Abbott ID Now point-of-care test may return false negative results for COVID-19 patients.Read More
The FDA issued an emergency use authorization for the Rutgers COVID-19 laboratory developed test that uses saliva samples self-collected by patients at home.Read More
Quest Diagnostics has launched a consumer-based COVID-19 antibody test called QuestDirect, which can be ordered online without the need for a doctor’s visit.Read More
The US FDA has approved the use of spun synthetic swabs similar to Q-tips for use in testing for COVID-19. The swabs can be used for self-administered home testing for coronavirus, the FDA says.Read More