As we all do our part to mitigate the effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic, GeneSTAT Molecular Diagnostics is working to ensure the timely and accurate testing that enables proper treatment.
In partnership with Merit Medical and Deseret Laboratories, GeneSTAT is providing critical elements of a sample collection and transportation package. This package will address the swab shortage in the State of Utah and secure test samples for safe transport. This is just one way we are doing our part to fight this disease and flatten the curve.
Governor Announces Partnership to Address Utah’s COVID-19 Swab Shortage
St. George companies GeneSTAT Molecular Diagnostics and Deseret Laboratories collaborate with Salt Lake City company Merit Medical to create a complete swab kit for specimen collection and transit, including necessary reagents to make samples safe for transport. This kit will play a critical role in increasing testing in Utah.
Press Conference Announcement, April 21, 2020
Video credit: Fox13 News, Salt Lake City
Note: GeneSTAT products related to COVID-19 are regulated and available only to diagnostic and clinical testing facilities. These regulations prohibit GeneSTAT from providing these products to individuals. If you feel you should be tested for COVID-19, please seek medical advice from your healthcare provider. For more information about COVID-19, it’s symptoms and precautions, visit the CDC or WHO websites.