Detection and quantification of SARS-CoV-2 by droplet digital PCR in real-time PCR negative nasopharyngeal swabs from suspected COVID-19 patients

4-Sep-2020 10:10 AM EDT, by PLOS

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New COVID-19 test based on Droplet Digital PCR could spot the cases that standard testing misses, successfully detecting virus in patients whose standard tests are negative

 

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Funding: This work was financially supported by an unrestricted grant from AVIRALIA foundation.

 

Competing Interests: The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

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