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The Association for Clinical Biochemistry & Laboratory Medicine (ACB) President, Professor Neil Anderson, Dr Rob Shorten, Chair of the ACB Microbiology Professional Committee, Dr Liz Bateman, Chair of the ACB Immunology Professional Committee & Dr Rachel Wheeler, Consultant Immunologist, explain two aspects of laboratory diagnostics that will be key in the battle against this disease; antibody tests and the use of viral detection by public health colleagues.