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- Sep 23, 2015
CDC Capitulates - Declares PCR Tests as UNFIT to Diagnose Covid.Audience: Individuals Performing COVID-19 Testing
Level: Laboratory Alert
After December 31, 2021, CDC will withdraw the request to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of the CDC 2019-Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Real-Time RT-PCR Diagnostic Panel, the assay first introduced in February 2020 for detection of SARS-CoV-2 only. CDC is providing this advance notice for clinical laboratories to have adequate time to select and implement one of the many FDA-authorized alternatives.
Visit the FDA website for a list of authorized COVID-19 diagnostic methods. For a summary of the performance of FDA-authorized molecular methods with an FDA reference panel, visit this page.
In preparation for this change, CDC recommends clinical laboratories and testing sites that have been using the CDC 2019-nCoV RT-PCR assay select and begin their transition to another FDA-authorized COVID-19 test. CDC encourages laboratories to consider adoption of a multiplexed method that can facilitate detection and differentiation of SARS-CoV-2 and influenza viruses. Such assays can facilitate continued testing for both influenza and SARS-CoV-2 and can save both time and resources as we head into influenza season. Laboratories and testing sites should validate and verify their selected assay within their facility before beginning clinical testing.
CDC - OPHSS - CSELS - Division of Laboratory Systems (DLS)
THERE: the PCR TESTS ARE "UNFIT FOR PURPOSE " The whole thing has been total BS from day one. The CDC is NOW directing Labs to use tests that distinguish between COVID and the FLU.
Where the hell is this in the sleepy approved media eh?...
and all those people's whose lives have been totally fked by the BRAINDED STOOOPID "BELIEVERS".
Have a nice day all you lab mice... HaHa...got your covid assports yet?