In partnership with data analytics firm Edgeworth Analytics, the AACC has surveyed clinical labs during three different time periods -- May 1-24, June 1-5, and June 24-July 6 -- to determine the full extent of supply shortages over the course of the pandemic. They found that supply shortages have persisted over the last few months.
In new survey, 46% of all responding labs reported that they are still unable to obtain COVID-19 testing supplies. Image courtesy of the AACC.
In May, 58% of all surveyed labs reported problems getting supplies, and in early July, 46% indicated that they were still having problems. What's more, 25% of labs reported in early July that they could not process all requested COVID-19 tests in a week, an increase over the 21% of respondents who reported that issue in May, according to the AACC.
The full survey results can be found on the AACC's website.
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