Testing for COVID-19

Jayathirtha, Yasmin (2020) Testing for COVID-19. i wonder.... pp. 49-53. ISSN 2582-1636

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Abstract

How do we detect COVID-19 infection? What kind of samples are needed to test infection? What is the likelihood of a test result being inaccurate? How do molecular and antigen tests work? When are antibody tests effective? Which tests would be most effective for contact tracing, and which for population-wide screening?

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Jayathirtha, Yasmin
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Uncontrolled Keywords: COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, Infection, Pandemic, Diagnose, COVID-19 testing, Molecular tests, Real-time RT-PCR, Rapid Antigen Test (RAT), Antibody tests
Subjects: Technology > Medicine & health > Promotion of health
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > i Wonder...
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/2896
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