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COVID-19 In Vitro Diagnostic Devices and Test Methods Database

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

Detection of low levels of SARS-CoV-2 RNA from nasopharyngeal swabs using three commercial molecular assays

Detection Principle
NucleicAcid-PCR based
Lightmix®assay (E gene); Xpert®(N2 and E genes)
Testing Method Category
Testing Method - Additional Info
comparison of Xpert®Xpress SARS-CoV-2with the cobas®SARS-CoV-2 and the Lightmix®assay
Reported Performance
concordance: 100% (between ct 30?33.9); discordance 23% (ct>34)
Sample Size
37 swabs

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