Wichita State celebrates opening of high-volume COVID-19 test lab

"WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Wichita State University is offering a new line of defense against the spread of COVID-19 with the launch of its COVID-19 Voluntary Asymptomatic Surveillance Testing Program. The university said voluntary surveillance testing is part of its strategy to monitor and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on campus and in the community.

With the program, test samples will be analyzed either by a third party (CRL) or the Wichita State University Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory."

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Wichita State opens high-volume COVID-19 test lab

"WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Wichita State University marked the opening of a high-volume COVID-19 test lab called the Molecular Diagnostics Lab with a ribbon-cutting and remarks from Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly on Monday.

It happened at the John Bardo Center on Wichita State’s Innovation Campus."

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Kansas Governor to speak at opening of Wichita State’s Molecular Diagnostics Lab

"Wichita State University will celebrate the opening of its Molecular Diagnostics Lab (MDL) at 10:45 a.m. Monday, Oct. 19, at the John Bardo Center on WSU’s Innovation Campus.

At full capacity, the MDL can process as many as 4,500 COVID-19 tests per day. It is the only high-volume testing center in Wichita and the region."

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WSU prepares to open rapid Covid testing lab in partnership with Sedgwick County

"Once it's running at full capacity, Wichita State University's new Molecular Diagnostic Lab will be able to process as many as 4,500 Covid-19 tests per day and get results back within 24 hours.

The lab, located off campus at 4174 S. Oliver, will provide high-volume, rapid testing for Sedgwick County, using CDC-approved protocols and state-of-the-art automation and robotics, a news release from WSU says."

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Wichita State launches COVID-19 asymptomatic surveillance testing program

"WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Wichita State University is offering a new line of defense against COVID-19 with the launch of its COVID-19 voluntary asymptomatic surveillance testing program.

Voluntary surveillance testing is part of the university’s multi-pronged strategy to monitor and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 on campus."

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Wichita State and Sedgwick county parner for COVID-19 testing

August 14, 2020 - Thursday the Sedgwick County Commission took a giant step forward against the spread of COVID-19 by partnering with Wichita State University’s new Molecular Diagnostic Lab (MDL) to increase lab testing capacity for nasopharyngeal swab testing and saliva testing.

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Laboratory Hours:
Monday-Friday 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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