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COVID-19 In Vitro Diagnostic Devices and Test Methods Database

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

Validation of the GeneXpert Xpress SARS-CoV-2 PCR assay using saliva as biological specimen.

Detection Principle
NucleicAcid-PCR based
E and N2 genes
Testing Method Category
Testing Method
Xpert Xpress SARS-CoV-2 (Cepheid, Sunnyvale, California, USA)
Testing Method - Additional Info
Xpert Xpress assay compared to Charitè-Berlin assay targetin E and ORF1ab
Reported Performance
remarks: 100% agreement between the two assays. more info about Ct values are available
Sample Size
40 samples

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