The anticipated shortage for clinics comes at a time when more clinicians are already switching to lab-based IGRA testing, diagnostic industry executives said.
The collaboration between 15 federal and state groups used a workshop format originally developed by CDC to help other countries with their One Health issues.
Group K said that the partners are developing a RT-LAMP system for use at the point of care in resource-limited areas where real-time RT-PCR is not available.
Members of the FDA, CDC, and CMS, comprising the Tri-Agency Task Force for Emergency Diagnostics, will work together to quickly respond to public health needs.
Proficiency testing providers told CMS last year that an update to the rule, which has not been changed since 1992, is long overdue.
A deep analysis of data from drug tests performed at Quest over the past six years has helped the company identify which drug tests are needed by clinicians.
CAP will work with the CDC and others to develop, publish, and encourage adoption of technical solutions for cancer and biomarker electronic reporting.
The blood test provides a simple alternative to complex methods of insulin resistance testing used primarily for research, the company said.
The CDC is leading the way to discover what causes the polio-like syndrome, as hospital labs also continue testing patient samples.
HP said it will coordinate with the CDC to first evaluate inkjet printing technology in regional labs and later explore a larger rollout in labs nationwide.