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COVID-19 In Vitro Diagnostic Devices and Test Methods Database

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

Test Agreement between Roche Cobas 6800 and Cepheid GeneXpert Xpress SARS-CoV-2 Assays at High Cycle Threshold Ranges

Detection Principle
NucleicAcid-PCR based
E gene
Testing Method Category
PCR_KIT & other
Testing Method
Roche Cobas 6800 SARS-CoV-2 assay, the Cepheid GeneXpert Xpress SARS-CoV-2 assay, and a laboratory-developed test (LDT) based on a modified CDC protocol
Testing Method - Additional Info
the Cepheid GeneXpert Xpress SARS-CoV-2 assay and the Roche Cobas 6800 SARS-CoV-2 assay showed a high level of agreement among patients with high CT values
Reported Performance
LoD: 100 copies/ml (Roche) 250 copies/ml (Cepheid)
Sample Size
35 samples

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