LabCorp Doesn’t Plan To Increase Pooled Testing, Despite Lawmaker Push

By Kelly Lienhard / September 4, 2020 at 12:37 PM
A group of Democratic representatives want three major commercial laboratories to increase pooled testing for COVID-19, specifically in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut, in order to increase testing output while preserving critical supplies. However, one of those labs, the Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp), told Inside Health Policy the current situation doesn’t call for broad use of pooled testing. Democratic Reps. Mikie Sherrill (NJ), Seth Moulton (MA) and Max Rose (NY) wrote to Quest Diagnostics, LabCorp and BioReference...

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