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COVID-19 In Vitro Diagnostic Devices and Test Methods Database

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

Real-time PCR-based SARS-CoV-2 detection in Canadian laboratories

Detection Principle
NucleicAcid-PCR based
multiple targets
Testing Method Category
Testing Method
in house & kits
Testing Method - Additional Info
Laboratory developed tests (LDTs) and kits comparison
Reported Performance
Remark: LoD of the various LDTs were between 3.4 and 4.5 log10 copies/mL; Most commercial methods were equivalent to LDTs, with only a few assays that showed reduced sensitivity
Sample Size

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