Academy Guidance

The Academy of Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine creates guidance documents that impart the expertise of the Academy’s Fellows. These short documents are designed to provide guidance on hot topics in the field of laboratory medicine in an expedient manner that will achieve maximum impact.

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The Academy’s most recent document, "ADLM Guidance Document on Laboratory Diagnosis of Respiratory Viruses" was released online on May 2, 2024 and published in The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine.

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If you are interested in proposing a guidance document on a specific topic, please review the recently updated Guidance Document Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

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