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COVID-19 In Vitro Diagnostic Devices and Test Methods Database

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

Laboratory management for SARS-CoV-2 detection: a user-friendly combination of the heat treatment approach and rt-Real-time PCR testing

Detection Principle
NucleicAcid-PCR based
N1, N2, RP (in house); N, E (kit)
Testing Method Category
PCR_KIT & other
Testing Method
in house & kit
Testing Method - Additional Info
in-house rt-Real-time PCR through the LC480 II instrument (Roche) using reagents and protocol from CDC (Division of Viral Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-USA) and 2019-nCoV TaqMan RT-PCR Kit (Norgen Biotek Corp., Canada)
Reported Performance
Sensitivity: 100%(in house, heat-treated samples), 100% (commercial kit, with extraction), 86.7% (commercial kit, heat protocol); specificity: 100% (in house, heat-treated samples), 100% (commercial kit, with extraction), 100% (commercial kit, heat protocol)
Sample Size
90 samples

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