A retrospective review of salient features of the early-to-mid phases COVID-19 pandemic is provided from the perspective of the clinical laboratory. Lessons learned and possible improvements are opined. These include the importance of maintaining a robust laboratory infrastructure, increased public health funding, the partnership between public health and hospital/commercial laboratories, and the critical importance of sound scientific assessment even during a pandemic crisis.
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Procop, Gary W.
"Confronting the COVID-19 Pandemic: A View from the Laboratory,"
Marshall Journal of Medicine:
1, Article 2.
Available at: https://mds.marshall.edu/mjm/vol7/iss1/2