Journal of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine

Journal of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine
Open Access

ISSN: 2736-6588

+44 1223 790975

Sisay Getu

Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Debre Tabor University, Debre Tabor, Ethiopia

  • Review Article   
    Laboratory Diagnosis of COVID-19: Role of Laboratory Medicine
    Author(s): Teklehaimanot Kiros*, Mulgeta Kiros, Henock Andalem, Wasihun Hailemichael, Shewaneh Damite, Tahir Eyayu, Sisay Getu and Tegenaw Tiruneh

    COVID-19 has still been spreading globally since its discovery. The disease has been recognized as the public health emergency of international concern. An appropriate laboratory testing as part of the critical role of laboratory medicine is providing a tremendous contribution in diagnosing and managing of medically important viral human pathogens notably SARS-CoV-2. The emergence of SARS-CoV-2 in the 21st century is posing serious health and socioeconomic threats worldwide. This clearly indicates a paradigm shift to global collaborative efforts especially for the development of novel antiviral drugs and vaccines to save lives globally. The current statistical data of the virus is indicating that the level of response against the virus is significantly low. This elucidates that the role of laboratory medicine to combat against the novel virus is very limited especial.. View More»

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