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8 Laboratories already can to do tests of COVID-19, Jon Smitt
8 Laboratories already can to do tests of COVID-19

8 Laboratories already can to do tests of COVID-19 and 68 still in process

Stage 1: self-assessment
The laboratory will conduct self-assessment using thetool provided by RITM. The components of the self assessment tools are:

> Access to the laboratory,
> Design of the laboratory,
> Use of laboratory safety equipment,
> Administrative contol and management,
> Records and documentation,
> Personnel practices and training

Stage 2: Validation
A team from DOH, RITM, and WHO will conduct an on site visit to check the correctness of the self assessment. The team Will inform the laboratory of its deficiencies, and the laboratory will have to comply with recommendations before proceeding to the next stage

Stage 3: Personnel training
The personnel who will operate the laboratory will have to undergo a special 3-day training at RITM

STAGE 4: PROFICIENCY TESTING
At this stage, the laboratory may already accept COVID-18 samples. However, the laboratory Will first need to test 5 positive samples as confirmed by RITM before proceeding to full-scale implementation.

STAGE 5: FULL SCALE IMPLEMENTATION
Once all 5 positive samples have been confirmed by RITM as correct, the laboratory will be certified and allowed to process and test samples at full scale.

RegionProvince/CityMunicipalityHealth Facility/ Laboratorystatus as of April 2, 2020
NCRMuntinlupaMuntinlupaResearch Institute for Tropical Medicine, Inc, (RITM)STAGE 5
CARBaguioBaguioBaguio General Hospital and Medical Center (BGHMC)STAGE 5
NCRManilaManilaSan Lazaro Hospital (SLH)STAGE 5
VIICebuCebu CityVicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC)STAGE 5
XIDavao Del SurDavao CitySouthern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC)STAGE 5
NCRManilaManilaUP National institutes of Health (UP NIH)STAGE 5
NCRQuenzon CityDilimanLung Center of the Philippines (LCP)STAGE 5
VIIloiloIloilo CityWestern Visayas Medical Center (WVMC)STAGE 5
VAlbayLegazpi CityBicol Public Health LaboratorySTAGE 4
NCRQuenzon CityDilimanVictoriano Luna Hospital (in coord. w AFRIMS)STAGE 4
NCRTaguig CityTaguig CitySt. Luke's Medical Center- BGCSTAGE 4
NCRQuenzon CityQuenzon CitySt. Luke's Medical Center- QCSTAGE 4
NCRPasigPasigThe Medical CitySTAGE 4
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