BENEFITS OF ANTIBODY RAPID TEST

The management of coronavirus outbreaks is at a critical point where there is a widespread need for accurate and fast testing. The backbone of coronavirus testing has been Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) testing but the present time demands urgent surveillance of the population at risk due to not presenting any symptoms. One of the ways […]

COMBINATION RAPID ANTIGEN TEST FOR CORONAVIRUS AND INFLUENZA A AND B VIRUS

Advanced technologies such as rapid antigen test kits and Polymerase chain reactions have aided a great deal in the detection of respiratory infections caused by viruses (1). During the coronavirus outbreak, the commonly used test was RT-PCR in which specimen was collected through the nasopharyngeal swab. In the meantime, the influenza season has coincided with […]

Omnicron Variant And Rapid Antigen Test

  On 24th Novermber, 2021, B.1.1.529, also known as Omnicron (1) was first time reported by the South Africa to the World Health Organization (WHO) as new variant of coronavirus. Numerous mutations in the spike protein of Omnicron virus has been reported and found to have potential for increased transmissibility, more resistance against therapeutic agents, […]

The Worrisome Variant Of The Coronavirus Pandemic – The Delta Variant

The year 2019 witnessed the beginning of one of the worst possible pandemics of the earth in the form of coronavirus. First reported in the Wuhan city of China in the month of December in an open-air market and spread rapidly in the whole world. With the progress of the coronavirus pandemic, various variants of […]