Maine’s largest hospital labs see progress amid coronavirus testing struggles — Maine Focus — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine [Video]

Maine’s largest hospital labs see progress amid coronavirus testing struggles — Maine Focus — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine [Video]

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For more than two months, the staff of Maine’s two largest hospital systems have been making decisions about COVID-19 testing in an environment of near-constant uncertainty.

While dealing with promised shipments of essential supplies that haven’t shown up and tracking the unpredictable trajectory of a new illness, they have had to ask themselves: Who needs a test most, and how many samples can be collected and tested quickly, with the supplies and laboratory equipment at hand?

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Some challenges remain, but both Northern Light Health, based in Brewer, and MaineHealth, based in Portland, are now seeing more signs of progress, an important step as the state gradually reopens …

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