|Author (Person)||Evans, Christine, Johannessen, Ingolfur, Jones, Laura, Koch, Oliver, Mackintosh, Claire, Mark, Kate, McCallum, Alison, McCormick, Duncan, Steel, Katie, Stevenson, Janet, Templeton, Kate, Willocks, Lorna|
|Publisher||European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)|
|Series Details||Volume 26, Number 12|
|Publication Date||March 2020|
|Content Type||Journal Article|
In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, we set up a team to carry out sampling in the community. This enabled individuals to remain in self-isolation in their own homes and to prevent healthcare settings and services from being overwhelmed by admissions for sampling of suspected cases. There is evidence that this is a cost effective, safe and necessary service to complement COVID-19 testing in hospitals.
|Subject Tags||Diseases, Public Health|
|Countries / Regions||United Kingdom|