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COVID-19 In Vitro Diagnostic Devices and Test Methods Database

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

Comparison of the accula sars-cov-2 test with a laboratory-developed assay for detection of sars-cov-2 RNA in clinical nasopharyngeal specimens

Detection Principle
NucleicAcid-PCR based
N gene
Testing Method Category
Testing Method
Accula SARS-CoV-2 POCT (Mesa Biotech, Inc., San Diego, CA)
Testing Method - Additional Info
Performances of Accula test (RT-PCR targeting N gene read out on lateral flow) on samples tested with WHO-5 method targeting E gene
Reported Performance
Overall percent agreement: 84.0% ; Positive Percentage Agreement: 68.0% ; Negative Percentage agreement: 100% ; Remarks: Accula test compared to RT-PCR results
Sample Size
100 samples

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