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COVID-19 In Vitro Diagnostic Devices and Test Methods Database

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

Multicenter Evaluation of the Cepheid Xpert Xpress SARS-CoV-2 Assay for the Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in Oropharyngeal Swab Specimens

Detection Principle
NucleicAcid-PCR based
E gene, N2 genes
Testing Method Category
Testing Method
Cepheid Xpert Xpress SARS-CoV-2 assay (Cepheid, Sunnyvale, CA)
Testing Method - Additional Info
Comparison of performances of Cepheis test and other commercially available real-time reverse transcription-PCR (RT-PCR) assays approved by the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA)
Reported Performance
PPA: 96.1% ; NPA: 96.2% ; Kappa coefficient: 0.92
Sample Size
285 samples

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