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Mark Rankin, a UMMC endoscopy registered nurse, prepares specimens for COVID-19 testing.

UMMC, MSDH to open one-day drive-through COVID-19 testing sites

Saturday, March 28, 2020

More Mississippians will be tested for possible COVID-19 infection, thanks to mobile specimen collection sites opening this week in cities including Vicksburg, Greenwood, Meridian, Natchez and Picayune. Read More

Donna Schaferkotter, medical laboratory scientist at UMMC, prepares samples for COVID-19 testing. The Medical Center started in-house testing for the novel coronavirus March 26 using a commercially available kit and is developing additional ways to test for COVID-19.

UMMC begins in-house testing for COVID-19

Friday, March 27, 2020

UMMC conducted its first in-house test for COVID-19 March 26. The Medical is using a commercially available method that can run up to 180 tests per day. UMMC scientists from across campus are also designing their own Laboratory Developed Test for COVID-19. Read More

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