PGC’s CGL Lab Manager and Clinical Health Officer Dr. Marc Edsel C. Ayes explains the function of the Clinical Genomics Laboratory and its role in the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines. Dr. Ayes also provides a brief explanation about Mass Testing.
PGC’s Clinical Genomics Laboratory certified to conduct testing for COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) by Real-Time PCR is a non-hospital based facility (NHB)
Upon completing and passing the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine’s (RITM) proficiency testing for SARS-CoV-2 detection by Real-Time PCR, the Clinical Genomics Laboratory (CGL) of the Philippine Genome Center is now certified to perform independent testing for COVID-19. The certification is released as of April 23, 2020 by the RITM-DOH.
Thank you #SALAMATSAINYO Extending our appreciation and gratitude to the whole PGC skeletal force who have been working hard these past few weeks and are continuously doing so. In the same note, PGC sends its thanks to all the front liners out there: to our health workers, security guards, janitors, drivers, food chain employees and […]