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AACC Doubles Down on Not Using CT Values to Evaluate Performance of SARS-CoV-2 PCR Tests

by | Oct 23, 2021

Laboratories and health care providers should not use cycle threshold (CT) values to measure the performance of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests for SARS-CoV-2. That was the advice of the American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC) in a public statement issued on July 7.  And the results of a new study reinforce that the AACC’s […]

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