Guidance: Types and uses of coronavirus (COVID-19) tests

Published 14 July 2020 Last updated 16 January 2021 +show all updates 16 January 2021 Updated guidance on types and use of coronavirus tests including asymptomatic testing. 3 August 2020 Updated guidance to reflect current advice to self-isolate for 10 days from when symptoms start. 14 July 2020 First published. Source link

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Guidance: Assessment and procurement of coronavirus (COVID-19) tests

Published 3 June 2020 Last updated 11 January 2021 +show all updates 11 January 2021 Updated 'National technical validation process for manufacturers of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) tests' to clarify the procurement process and to reflect the number of technologies currently in the TVG pipeline. 8 January 2021 Updated the 'National technical validation process for manufacturers of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) tests' document to add a new validated technology, Abbott. 8 January 2021 Updated the 'National technical validation process for manufacturers of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) tests' document to delete a validated technology (Latus) and add a new validated technology (Nonacus). 7 January 2021 Updated the 'National technical validation process for manufacturers of SARS-CoV-2…

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Press release: Government to deploy first British-manufactured rapid lateral flow antigen tests for COVID-19

The Government has ordered two million of the first British-manufactured rapid lateral flow antigen tests for COVID-19 to be validated by Public Health England, for use in asymptomatic testing, Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has announced.Derby-based company SureScreen Diagnostics is to provide two million of the lateral flow tests, which provide results in under 30 minutes, by next Friday (15 January), with the potential to provide millions more in the coming months.Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock said: It is excellent to be working with a UK firm to deliver millions of these rapid tests, which are being deployed across the country to help protect…

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Guidance: Coronavirus COVID-19 serology and viral detection tests: technical validation reports

Optigene: Genie HT and Genie III: RNA RT-LAMP on swabs PDF, 140KB, 14 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need aversion of this document in a more accessible format, please email publications@dhsc.gov.uk.Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. Optigene: Genie HT and Genie III: RNA RT-LAMP on saliva PDF, 136KB, 14 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as…

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Guidance: Assessment and procurement of coronavirus (COVID-19) tests

Published 3 June 2020 Last updated 8 January 2021 +show all updates 8 January 2021 Updated the 'National technical validation process for manufacturers of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) tests' document to add a new validated technology, Abbott. 8 January 2021 Updated the 'National technical validation process for manufacturers of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) tests' document to delete a validated technology (Latus) and add a new validated technology (Nonacus). 7 January 2021 Updated the 'National technical validation process for manufacturers of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) tests' document to update the 'Products in the pipeline' table and add a new validated technology, Latus. 23 December 2020 Updated 'National technical validation process for manufacturers of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)…

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Guidance: Coronavirus COVID-19 serology and viral detection tests: technical validation reports

Optigene: Genie HT and Genie III: RNA RT-LAMP on swabs PDF, 140KB, 14 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need aversion of this document in a more accessible format, please email publications@dhsc.gov.uk.Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. Optigene: Genie HT and Genie III: RNA RT-LAMP on saliva PDF, 136KB, 14 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as…

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Guidance: Assessment and procurement of coronavirus (COVID-19) tests

Published 3 June 2020 Last updated 8 January 2021 +show all updates 8 January 2021 Updated the 'National technical validation process for manufacturers of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) tests' document to delete a validated technology (Latus) and add a new validated technology (Nonacus). 7 January 2021 Updated the 'National technical validation process for manufacturers of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) tests' document to update the 'Products in the pipeline' table and add a new validated technology, Latus. 23 December 2020 Updated 'National technical validation process for manufacturers of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) tests': added guidance for antibody test manufacturers about registering interest; added that an alternative technical validation route will be required for any non-machine…

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Guidance: Assessment and procurement of coronavirus (COVID-19) tests

Published 3 June 2020 Last updated 7 January 2021 +show all updates 7 January 2021 Updated the 'National technical validation process for manufacturers of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) tests' document to update the 'Products in the pipeline' table and add a new validated technology, Latus. 23 December 2020 Updated 'National technical validation process for manufacturers of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) tests': added guidance for antibody test manufacturers about registering interest; added that an alternative technical validation route will be required for any non-machine based LFT and home testing kits; and removed Tenders Electronic Daily as a source of further procurement opportunities. 23 December 2020 Added Oxford Nanopore: LamPORE: RNA RT-qPCR to validated…

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Guidance: Coronavirus COVID-19 serology and viral detection tests: technical validation reports

Optigene: Genie HT and Genie III: RNA RT-LAMP on swabs PDF, 140KB, 14 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need aversion of this document in a more accessible format, please email publications@dhsc.gov.uk.Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. Optigene: Genie HT and Genie III: RNA RT-LAMP on saliva PDF, 136KB, 14 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as…

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19) lateral flow tests waste codes

Published 18 December 2020 Last updated 24 December 2020 +show all updates 24 December 2020 Updated table of lateral flow test waste codes with following updates: likely management route/waste hierarchy made hierarchy of options clearer; Health Technical Memoranda (HTM) 07 01 Packaging made hierarchy of the packaging to be used clearer; likely management route/waste hierarchy added energy from waste as the first option for the disposal of personal protective equipment. 18 December 2020 First published. Source link

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