The Food and Drug Administration has updated its COVID-19 diagnostic testing FAQs, a reference for clinical laboratories, commercial manufacturers, and Food and Drug Administration staff. The document now lists the clinical laboratories that are offering testing under FDA's Policy for Diagnostic Tests for Coronavirus Disease-2019; states that have chosen to authorize laboratories to develop and perform COVID-19 tests; commercial manufacturers that are distributing test kits and the serology tests being offered. Among other information, it also offers alternatives for certain items that are in short supply but which are needed for collecting patient samples for testing for COVID-19 infection, such as alternative swabs and transport media

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