Date: April 14, 2021
Time: 9:00am PDT, 12:00pm EDT
Testing solutions for CoV-2 have had to evolve as the pandemic creates challenges and opportunities for various technologies to support the ongoing need to quickly and accurately identify active CoV-2 infections. RT-PCR has been traditionally utilized as the early diagnostic tool for clinicians but other options like Antigen testing have emerged that may provide a more cost effective and timely solution. This presentation describes current CDC guidelines for SARS-CoV-2 Ag testing and compares current point-of-care vs. high-throughput SARS-CoV-2 antigen testing to molecular approaches. Best practices and considerations for various patient populations for SARS-CoV-2 antigen testing are explored as well.
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