COVID-19 testing could begin soon on OU Medicine campus
March 29, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY – Although testing kits for COVID-19 remain in short supply, OU Medicine and its academic partner, the OU Health Sciences Center, along with the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, have launched a multifaceted strategy to begin testing samples on campus as soon as possible.
Thus far, OU Medicine has relied on the Oklahoma State Department of Health and national laboratories for all testing because testing kits are scarce and the supply chain backlogged. Those options are taking longer because more patients are seeking or needing testing; the turnaround for results is now t...