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As your trusted resource in women’s health diagnostics testing, Quest is committed to fast action on emerging health threats for which laboratory testing can provide critical insights to aid in response. Due to the rapidly shifting nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, please reference our COVID-19 website.

We want to continue to serve as your resource in providing the most updated guidelines published by key women’s health organizations to assist you in your practice, including the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), the American Society of Colposcopy and Clinical Pathology (ASCCP), the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM), the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Use the links above to access the latest guidance and news within each topic.

Use the links below to access the latest guidance and news within each topic.

General Women's Health Guidelines & News

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) – COVID-19 Practice Bulletin
(Updated July 1, 2020)

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and issued a comprehensive practice advisory with updated guidance for managing and evaluating patients. The Practice Advisory includes recently released interim clinical guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for management of patients with confirmed COVID-19 infection and guidance for evaluating and reporting persons under investigation (PUI) and reporting suspected or confirmed cases.

American Society of Colposcopy and Clinical Pathology (ASCCP) – COVID-19 Interim Guidance
(Updated May 26, 2020)

The ASCCP has issued interim guidance for timing of diagnostic and treatment procedures for patients with abnormal cervical screening tests.

Pregnancy Guidelines & News

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) – COVID-19 Practice Bulletin
(Issued April 24, 2020)

ACOG and the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) have developed an algorithm to aid practitioners in assessing and managing pregnant women with suspected or confirmed COVID-19.

Considerations for Inpatient Obstetric Healthcare Settings
(Updated May 20, 2020)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have provided infection prevention and control considerations for healthcare facilities providing obstetric care for pregnant patients with confirmed coronavirus disease (COVID-19) or pregnant persons under investigation (PUI) in inpatient obstetric healthcare settings including obstetrical triage, labor and delivery, recovery, and inpatient postpartum settings.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Pregnancy: What Obstetricians Need to Know
(Published February 24, 2020)

American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology published an article on COVID-19 and pregnancy.

Fertility Guidelines & News

American Society for Reproductive Medicine – Patient Management and Clinical Recommendations During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Update #6
(Updated July 10, 2020)

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) has provided additional guidance in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. This guidance provides key recommendations around fertility treatment cycles, embryo transfers, elective surgeries, and continued care and management of patients.

Reproductive Medical Societies Release Joint Statement on COVID-19
(Issued May 29, 2020)

The 3 major professional societies leading infertility and reproductive medicine today issued a joint statement on providing infertility care during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Working together, the ASRM, the International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS), and the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) developed the guidance document entitled COVID-19 and Human Reproduction.

Quest Diagnostics Patient Service Centers (PSCs) Guidelines & News

PSCs are open and available to your patients, including those who are pregnant

Our new Peace of Mind program offers exclusive VIP treatment during the first hour of operations for our most vulnerable patients. The program is aimed at patients who are at increased risk for COVID-19, including those who are immunocompromised, pregnant, have underlying health issues, or are 60 years of age or older.

When in-office testing is not an option, your local Quest Diagnostics PSCs can provide the testing that you and your at-risk patients need.