What Is Coronavirus?


Facebook Twitter Linkedin Pinterest Print Infectious Diseases Reviewed By: Coronaviruses are a type of virus. There are many different kinds, and some cause disease. A coronavirus identified in 2019, SARS-CoV-2, has caused a pandemic of respiratory illness, called COVID-19. What…

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PerkinElmer COVID-19 Antigen Test


The PerkinElmer COVID-19 Antigen Test is a CE marked in vitro diagnostic device for the qualitative detection of SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid protein antigen in nasal or nasopharyngeal swab specimens. The lateral flow immunoassay test can be used to screen or aid…

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Clinical Evaluation of Self-Collected Saliva by Quantitative Reverse Transcription-PCR (RT-qPCR), Direct RT-qPCR, Reverse Transcription-Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification, and a Rapid Antigen Test To Diagnose COVID-19


SARS-CoV-2 RNA Extraction Using Magnetic Beads for Rapid Large-Scale Testing by RT-qPCR and RT-LAMP. Klein S, Müller TG, Khalid D, Sonntag-Buck V, Heuser AM, Glass B, Meurer M, Morales I, Schillak A, Freistaedter A, Ambiel I, Winter SL, Zimmermann L,…

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