All staff are to select the exact indication that is
applicable to the scenario when ordering COVID-19 test in CPOE.
1. Meet MOH’s suspect case definition 2. Other clinical conditions via
professional judgment, such as extended fever/ARI or atypical symptoms [includes
pre-discharge swabs and other MOH-approved indications] 3. Surveillance of
confirmed case 4. [NO SUBVENTION] Other reasons not clinically indicated
e.g. patient’s/employer’s request Please
consult a member of the Clinical Infectious Disease Team or a Consultant
Microbiologist or any other senior Medical Staff who can authorise the ordering
of this test. Please contact Dr. Loo Liat Hui (Senior Principal
Medical Laboratory Scientist) or Mr. Soong Han Yang (Senior Medical Laboratory
Scientist) at 6394 1382 or A/Prof. Matthias Maiwald (Senior Consultant
Microbiologist) at 6394 8725 if additional information is required. Please
contact the Clinical Infectious Diseases Team with any clinical or infection
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