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

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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)
Pages (from-to)E45-E46
JournalLab Medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2021


  • 3D-printing
  • Clinical pathology
  • Molecular diagnostics
  • NP swab
  • Virology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry, medical

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