Understanding the Latest Approach for Perioperative Screening During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Benefits & Challenges of Dual Testing Today

Antibody Testing

Supported by Ortho Clinical Diagnostics


Are you a laboratory professional concerned about accurately pre-screening surgical patients for COVID-19? This session explores the challenges with accurate perioperative screening using existing standalone testing, the current recommendations around using serology tests for screening, and the importance and limitations of dual testing due to the variable characteristics of the pandemic. We will also discuss screening workflows and algorithms being used at leading hospitals.


Dr. Karen Roush, MD, MBA
Vice Chair, Department of Pathology
Methodist Dallas Health System