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Diagnostic tests for covid-19—improving accuracy and global harmonisation
May 6, 2020.
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High risk of thrombosis in patients in severe SARS-CoV-2 infection: a multicenter prospective cohort study. Click Here.

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) have launched a new website on the science of COVID-19.
CORONAVIRUS – THE SCIENCE EXPLAINED provides up-to-date explanations of the scientific evidence behind the COVID-19 pandemic. Click Here

The Laboratory Diagnosis of COVID-19 Infection: Current Issues and Challenges. Journal Clinical Microbiology April 2020. Click Here

Covid-19: Antibody test that claims to be 99% accurate is certified by EU. Click Here

Short report: Cytology in the time of coronavirus disease (covid-19): an Italian perspective 20 April, 2020. Click Here

COVID‐19 Coagulopathy in Caucasian patients. Irish Study – Pub. 24th April 2020. Click Here 

COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Rapid Response Research Case Studies (Department of the Taoiseach). Click Here

COVID-19: TILDA project to survey and protect older people in Ireland. Lead Researchers: Professor Rose Anne Kenny, Dr Mark Ward, Dr Nollaig Bourke. Funded by: Irish Research Council and Health Research Board. Click Here

COVID-19 Information for Employers. Click Here

Free training support for returning scientists. 22 April 2020. Free COVID-19 return to practice course now available through Staffordshire University. Click Here

COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Existing Research. Click Here

CLSI-documents-helpful-for-covid-19-testing_4220 (002). This list of documents have been identified as helpful for the laboratory community’s use during the current pandemic. Click the document to view sample pages and learn more. Click Here

LIFE RIVER SARS-CoV-2 EXTRACTION AND RT-PCR: Evaluation of this system by the National Virus Reference Laboratory. Click Here

The Lancet – COVID-19 Resource Centre – Latest Content. All of our COVID-19 content is free to access. Click Here

COVID-19 Epidemiology report for NPHET 19.04.2020 website.pdf. Click Here

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Epidemiology, virology, clinical features, diagnosis, and prevention. Literature review current through: Mar 2020. | This topic last updated: Apr 17, 2020. Click Here

Covid-19 Open Access Research & Resources –  National University Ireland Galway – Library. Click Here

Validation of a Lysis Buffer Containing 4 M Guanidinium Thiocyanate (GITC)/ Triton X-100 for Extraction of SARS-CoV-2 RNA for COVID-19 Testing: Comparison of Formulated Lysis Buffers Containing 4 to 6 M GITC, Roche External Lysis Buffer and Qiagen RTL Lysis Buffer. Click Here

The proximal origin of SARS-CoV-2 (Nature Medicine, 17 March 2020). Click Here

Clinical course and risk factors for mortality of adult inpatients with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China: a retrospective cohort study. Click Here

Molecular and serological investigation of 2019-nCoV infected patients: implication of multiple shedding routes. Click Here

Prioritisation/deferral of Pathology Laboratory W ork in light of SARS CoV 2 ( epidemic Version 1.1). Click Here

Read the article on the current global COVID-19 viral outbreak by Prof. Giuseppe Lippi and Prof. Ana-Maria Simundic from the new issue of EuroLabNews. Attend the free course for lab professionals on COVID-19.  Article: https://bit.ly/3aSkgwY   Course: https://bit.ly/3e0SyzK