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Surge of West Nile Virus Strains Labs

Monday, October 8, 2012

A 20 percent surge in the demand for the treatment of West Nile Virus (WNV) occurred in August. Consequently, it has brought a corresponding increase in issues related to lags in turnaround time because of delays in reagent availability at testing facilities and staffing training.

Read the full guest editorial by ASCP spokesperson Irina Lutinger, MPH, M(ASCP), H(ASCP) DLM, FACHE, in Advcance for Laboratory Managers here.