Types of COVID-19 Tests

Testing, tracking, tracing, and isolating (TTTI) quickly and on a large scale have proven essential to public health policy responses during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‑19) pandemic. Different kinds of COVID-19 tests have been developed,

Types of COVID-19 Test

Testing, tracking, tracing, and isolating (TTTI) quickly and on a large scale have proven essential to public health policy responses during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‑19) pandemic. Different kinds of COVID-19 tests have been developed,

A rapid antigen test for SARS-CoV-2 in saliva

Scientists from Hokkaido University have shown that an antigen-based test for quantifying SARS-CoV-2 in saliva samples is simple, rapid, and more conducive for mass-screening. More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the RT-PCR test

Why we need to test COVID-19 tests

During the first peak of the coronavirus pandemic, it became apparent that the processing of the standard COVID-19 test using nasal swab samples, while considered a gold standard, was slow, taking over 24 hours to