This document provides guidance for appropriate repeat testing. Please note that all test orders available have gone through a rigorous validation process and that all results may be used as part of these repeat testing strategies. This document was updated to include notifying Infection Prevention to update the EPIC Infection Status for:
- Patients who have tested negative for COVID-19 but are suspected of having “Clinical COVID” (an illness consistent with COVID-19 where there is no alternative diagnosis to explain their illness) should have their Infection Status reflect this diagnosis.
- Patients who meet criteria to discontinue Special Airborne Contact Isolation and are no longer regarded as infectious should have COVID-19 cleared from their Infection Status.