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Orchard Software and Purdue University have been working together since 2006. With the decision to bring in COVID-19 testing for students and faculty, the university added Orchard® Molecular™ in October 2020.

Purdue’s ADDL Attained CLIA Certification for COVID-19 Testing

The Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL), part of the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, worked with Orchard to implement COVID-19 testing for human patients. The ADDL received CLIA certification to conduct human diagnostic testing, then worked with Orchard for connectivity and molecular testing tools.

Orchard Molecular Enables Rapid COVID-19 Reporting

The Orchard Molecular solution helped the laboratory achieve quick turnaround times, with results available to the caregiver within 24 hours of collection. Rapid result reporting enabled Purdue University to perform near real-time surveillance and contact tracing and to effectively quarantine infected individuals to mitigate spread of the virus.

Read the full customer spotlight: Purdue University Leverages Orchard Molecular’s Sample Pooling Capabilities to Boost COVID-19 Testing Turnaround Times

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