External Quality Assessment of MERS-CoV Molecular Diagnostics During the 2015 Korean Outbreak


BACKGROUND The largest outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection outside Middle East Asia in 2015 has necessitated the rapid expansion of laboratories that conduct MERS-CoV molecular testing in Korea, together with external quality assessment (EQA) to evaluate the assays used. METHODS The EQA program consisted of two… (More)
DOI: 10.3343/alm.2016.36.3.230


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