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Pooled Sample Testing for COVID-19

December 3, 2020

In September, in order to increase COVID-19 testing capacity and preserve supplies, Dr. Daniel Holmes, Head of PHC Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, spearheaded the pooled sample testing program (involving robotics and data automation) at St. Paul’s laboratory, along with team members including Dr. Marc Romney, Dr. Chris Lowe, Dr. Nancy Matic, Dr. Gordon Ritchie, Grace van der Gugten and Mahdi Mobini.

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WestJet-YVR COVID-19 Testing Study

November 30, 2020

Dr. Marc Romney, Medical Lead for Microbiology and Virology, along with Dr. Don Sin, PHC Respirologist (co-priincipal investigators) are lending their research expertise and diagnostic know-how to support the WestJet-YVR COVID-19 Testing Study using rapid antigen tests.

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COVID-19 Tests at St. Paul’s Lab

November 3, 2020

On Thursday October 29, 2020 at 17:39:17 PDT, St. Paul’s Laboratory reached its first 100,000 milestone of performing COVID-19 tests.

St. Paul’s Lab started testing for COVID-19 on February 14, performing up to 800 tests per day.

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