Information for Laboratories
What you need to know:
- CDC Interim Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines for Handing and Processing Specimens Associated with COVID-19
- CDC Interim Guidance for Collecting, Handling, and Testing Clinical Specimens from Patients Under Investigation (PUIs) for COVID-19
- NMDOH Guidance to Healthcare Providers Regarding Viral Collection Kits and Processing of COVID-19 Specimens
- NMDOH Scientific Laboratory Division (SLD) Clinical Test Request Form for COVID-19
- FDA FAQs on Diagnostic Testing for SARS-CoV-2 (includes alternatives for viral transport media/universal transport media)
COVID-19 testing is now available at TriCore, LabCorp, Quest Diagnostics, and the NMDOH Scientific Laboratory Division (SLD).