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COVID-19 In Vitro Diagnostic Devices and Test Methods Database

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

The Detection of SARS-CoV-2 using the Cepheid Xpert Xpress SARS-CoV-2 and Roche 2 cobas SARS-CoV-2 Assays

Detection Principle
NucleicAcid-PCR based
Chepeid: E gene, N gene; Roche: ORF1 E gene)
Testing Method Category
Testing Method
Cepheid Xpert Xpress SARS-CoV-2 assay and e Roche cobas SARS-CoV-2 assay
Testing Method - Additional Info
comparison of results from specimens tested with both assays
Reported Performance
agreement of 99% for both kits
Sample Size
103 specimens

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