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New Evidence Supports Suitability of Antigen Testing for COVID-19 Screening

by | Jul 29, 2021

Not perfect, but good enough. That is the basic theory for using rapid antigen tests for COVID-19 surveillance even though they are less accurate than molecular assays in detecting the SARS-CoV-2 virus. A new research study published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases offers important evidence supporting that theory. Specifically, it suggests that performing antigen […]

Not perfect, but good enough. That is the basic theory for using rapid antigen tests for COVID-19 surveillance even though they are less accurate than molecular assays in detecting the SARS-CoV-2 virus. A new research study published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases offers important evidence supporting that theory. Specifically, it suggests that performing antigen […]

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