Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2020). Collection and Submission of Postmortem Specimens from Deceased Persons with Known or Suspected COVID-19. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
This guidance is for medical examiners, coroners, pathologists, and others involved in postmortem care of deceased persons under investigation for COVID-19. It includes information on collection and submission of postmortem specimens, biosafety and infection control practices, autopsy procedures, and transportation of human remains.