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COVID-19 In Vitro Diagnostic Devices and Test Methods Database

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

Rapid point-of-care testing for SARS-CoV-2 in a community screening setting shows low sensitivity

Detection Principle
IgM, IgG
Testing Method Category
Testing Method
rapid test (not specified)
Testing Method - Additional Info
The evaluated rapid test is an IgG/IgM–based test for SARS-CoV-2 with a time to result of 20 min. Two drops of blood are needed for the test performance.
Reported Performance
sensitivity: 36.4%; specificity: 88.9%
Sample Size
49 patients

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