Coronavirus in laboratory medicine

Video: COVID-19 at a glance

To provide reliable information about the coronavirus disease COVID-19, the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) has created an educational video in its ongoing series 'Pearls of Laboratory Medicine'.

Image source: NIAID, SARS-CoV-2, CC BY 2.0

In the video, Professor Giuseppe Lippi, Director of the Laboratory for Clinical Chemistry and Hematology at the University Hospital of Verona, Italy, gives an overview on the current state of scientific knowledge on COVID-19 and the SARS-CoV-2 virus, its symptoms, incubation time and clinical severity. The presentation adresses the origin of the virus, infection mechanisms and also includes a short summary of previous coronavirus outbreaks.


Source: American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

23.03.2020

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