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MAY 26, 2021 8:00 AM PDT

The Diagnostic & Clinical Impact of SARS-CoV-2 Variants

C.E. Credits: P.A.C.E. CE Florida CE
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  • Associate Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine/Division of Infectious Diseases and the Department of Microbiology & Immunology at the University of Michigan
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Abstract

The increasing spread of variants across the globe raises questions about the effectiveness of existing programs to protect public health. Join Dr. Lauring, a researcher of virus mutations, to learn about the biological properties of the variants and the ability to effectively diagnose and vaccinate against SARS-CoV-2 and their impact on COVID therapies.

Learning Objectives:

1. Distinguish between Variants of Concern and Variants of Interest

2. Identify variant attributes that could affect diagnostic testing

3. Summarize the latest data on variants and vaccine efficacy

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The Diagnostic: Clinical Impact of SARS-CoV-2 Variants Handout


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