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GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — State officials have ordered a Maryland lab to stop performing coronavirus tests and have warned people who recently got tested through the company that their results may be incorrect.

Maryland Secretary of Health Robert Neall issued an order Saturday demanding that the Advanced Pain Medicine Institute to stop its collection and processing of COVID-19 specimens. The order was issued after the health department received a complaint about COVID-19 testing sites operated in coordination with the lab, according to a news release.

The Associated Press left a message seeking comment with the company's answering service on Sunday. 

 

 

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