COVID-19 and the Sustainability of the LAL Supply

The COVID-19 virus has been impacting humans worldwide for nearly a year at this writing.

Over that time, there was a great deal of speculation regarding how the pandemic and vaccine production to combat the virus would affect the production of Limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL) and possibly outstrip naturally sourced LAL availability. There was also speculation regarding the impact the potential increase in demand of LAL might have on American horseshoe crab populations. Read more!