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COVID-19 diagnostics in context

Published inScience Translational Medicine, vol. 12, no. 546, eabc1931
Publication date2020

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has highlighted the need for different types of diagnostics, comparative validation of new tests, faster approval by federal agencies, and rapid production of test kits to meet global demands. In this Perspective, we discuss the utility and challenges of current diagnostics for COVID-19.

  • Adaptive Immunity
  • Antigens
  • Viral/analysis
  • Betacoronavirus/genetics/immunology
  • COVID-19
  • Clinical Laboratory Techniques/economics/methods
  • Coronavirus Infections/diagnosis/epidemiology/immunology
  • Costs and Cost Analysis
  • Cross Reactions
  • Humans
  • Immunity
  • Innate
  • Pandemics
  • Pneumonia
  • Viral/diagnosis/epidemiology/immunology
  • RNA
  • Viral/analysis/genetics
  • SARS-CoV-2
  • Serologic Tests/methods
  • Translational Medical Research
  • United States/epidemiology
  • Viral Load/immunology
Affiliation Not a UNIGE publication
Citation (ISO format)
WEISSLEDER, Ralph et al. COVID-19 diagnostics in context. In: Science Translational Medicine, 2020, vol. 12, n° 546, p. eabc1931. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.abc1931
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ISSN of the journal1946-6234

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