Los Baños, San Pedro testing labs get DOH approval

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Published June 30, 2020, 11:15 AM

By Carla Dena

LAGUNA – The Department of Health (DOH) released on Monday, June 29, the licenses to operate and certification of two coronavirus disease (COVID-19) testing laboratories in the province.

(UPLB website)

The University of the Philippines-Los Baños COVID-19 Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory (UPLB-CMDL) and the San Pablo City District Hospital – Laguna Molecular Laboratory were given the green light to perform independent testing using real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR).

The two testing facilities will operate until December 31, 2020.

UPLB previously announced that the six laboratory analysts of their molecular laboratory garnered a perfect score in the Proficiency Test for SARS-CoV-2 Detection, which is the final stage of the assessment process.

The Laguna Molecular Laboratory, on the other hand,

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