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FDA Sounds Alarm on Potential Impact of Genetic Mutation on SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Test Accuracy

by | Jan 30, 2021

As if COVID-19 testing wasn’t challenging enough, the emergence of new variants has made the SARS-CoV-2 virus a moving target. With this in mind, the FDA is warning clinical labs and health care providers of the risk that genetic mutations to the virus may lead to false negative test results. In its Jan. 8 letter, FDA […]

As if COVID-19 testing wasn’t challenging enough, the emergence of new variants has made the SARS-CoV-2 virus a moving target. With this in mind, the FDA is warning clinical labs and health care providers of the risk that genetic mutations to the virus may lead to false negative test results. In its Jan. 8 letter, FDA […]

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