Laboratory Testing for MERS
- United States
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Resource Updated:
- Aug. 02, 2019
About this Resource
CDC’s overview of laboratory testing for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus.
Healthcare facilities expecting to need to test patients for MERS.
- Description of molecular and serology tests available for detecting MERS
- Molecular tests can diagnose active infection and may be available through local or state health departments
- Serology tests can detect prior infection