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COVID-19 In Vitro Diagnostic Devices and Test Methods Database

Scientific literature on COVID-19 Test Methods and Devices - detail

Evaluation on testing of deep throat saliva and lower respiratory tract specimens with Xpert Xpress SARS-CoV-2 assay

Detection Principle
NucleicAcid-PCR based
E, N2
Testing Method Category
Testing Method
kit (Xpert)
Testing Method - Additional Info
Xpert Xpress SARS-CoV-2 assay results were compared to those by the TIB-Molbiol LightMix SarbecoV E-gene assay.
Reported Performance
PPA: 98.86% (Deep Throat Saliva), 100% (Lower Respiratory Tract); NPA: 100% (both)
Sample Size
162 samples

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