3D-Printing to Address COVID-19 Testing Supply Shortages

Jesse L. Cox, Scott A. Koepsell

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Abstract

The recent SARS-CoV-2 outbreak has placed immense pressure on supply chains, including shortages in nasopharyngeal (NP) swabs. Here, we report our experience of using 3D-printing to rapidly develop and deploy custom-made NP swabs to address supply shortages at our healthcare institution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalLaboratory medicine
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - May 9 2020

Keywords

  • 3D-printing
  • COVID
  • NP swab
  • irology
  • linical pathology
  • molecular diagnostics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry, medical

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