coronavirus tests and studies are underway using at-home collection kits

Posted by Neoteryx on Apr 29, 2020 9:37:57 AM

The increasing number of people testing positive for COVID-19 -- the infection caused by the novel coronavirus -- demands easy-to-use sampling kits. Several organizations have been distributing different types of kits to facilitate both rapid testing of active COVID-19 infections and longer-term research studies of antibodies in blood that would help scientists understand immunity to the virus. Kits that can be sent to remote patients from research organizations enable everyone to follow the much-needed social distancing rules recommended by the CDC and other organizations to avoid exposure to contagions.

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Topics: Coronavirus in the US, remote blood sampling, Coronavirus testing, COVID-19 tests