Laboratory Diagnostics

Technical Working Group

CARPHA will provide technical support to build Laboratory Diagnostic Capacity for Arboviral Diseases in Caribbean. Member states will be trained in diagnostic tests, such as, Serology and PCR for the detection of arboviruses, including Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue. CARPHA Medical Microbiology Laboratory (CCML) will continue to provide reference laboratory services for Member States and surge capacity in the event of outbreaks.

Laboratory Diagnostics TWG Members 

The Laboratory Diagnostics Technical Working Group (TWG) is chaired by Dr. Marquitta Gittens-St. Hillaire and Co-Chaired by (**TBD**). This group is composed of the 9 Laboratory experts from 7 representing member states

Laboratory Diagnostics TWG member contact details and representing member states

  • Marquita Gittens-St. Hillaire
  • Songee Beckles
  • Kasandra Forde
  • Catherina Jemmot
  • Allica Holder
  • Samajeo Williams
  • Anselmo Matthew
  • Rosana Sonson
  • Marcia Robinson-Walters
  • Barbados
  • Barbados
  • Barbados
  • Dominica
  • Guyana
  • Turks & Caicos Islands
  • Aruba
  • Saint Lucia
  • Cayman Islands
Trinidad and Tobago Head Office
St. Lucia Office
Jamaica Office

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