JUN 17, 2020 9:00 AM PDT

Putting the Cart Before the Horse: SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Tests

C.E. Credits: P.A.C.E. CE Florida CE
Speaker
  • Chief Scientific Officer for TriCore Reference Laboratories
    Biography
      Dr. Grenache is the chief scientific officer for TriCore Reference Laboratories in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In that role, he leads the TriCore Research Institute and works cooperatively to develop and implement TriCore's scientific research strategy. He is also the medical director of the chemistry, immunology, and esoteric analytic chemistry labs, a clinical professor of pathology at the University of New Mexico, and president-elect of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry. Dr. Grenache earned his PhD in biomedical sciences from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts, and completed postdoctoral training in clinical chemistry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. His research interests are centered on leveraging longitudinal laboratory data to gain insights into population health and the diagnostic tests used to manage the pregnant patient.

    Abstract
    • Describe the different types of serological tests for detecting antibodies to the novel coronavirus.

    • Explain the utility and limitations of serology testing in the management of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    • Describe the process of validating a SARS-CoV-2 antibody test.


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