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Overlapping Symptoms of Respiratory Infections and COVID-19—What You Need to Know

Date: Tuesday, Oct 20, 2020

Description: Presented by: William A. Meyer III, PhD, D (ABMM), MLS (ASCP) Moderated by: Hema Kapoor, MD, D (ABMM), SM

Program objectives

  • At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to: 
  • Explain the most current updates on SARS-CoV-2 ( COVID-19) testing
  •  Explain the overlapping symptoms of respiratory infections, and the role of various molecular testing as the influenza season and COVID pandemic collide 
  • Understand the combination of diagnostic tests for influenza season

NOTE: Clients should refer to the Quest Test Directory for updates related to transport and stability of tests highlighted in the webinar.


Kapoor, Hema, MD SM, D(ABMM)
Senior Medical Director
Infectious Diseases & Immunology and Global Diagnostics Network
Quest Diagnostics, Secaucus, New Jersey 

Meyer III, William A., PhD, D(ABMM), MLS(ASCP)CM
Director, Medical Science Liaison, Infectious Diseases/Immunology
Technical Director- Quest Diagnostics, East Region
Baltimore, Maryland