SHIELD FAQ - Does this test differentiate between live and dead virus?


The question about “live” and “dead” virus is a difficult one. Our test is less likely to pick up non-infectious former cases than the NP swab, but it does still happen. If we know about the previous infection, we can distinguish between the two.

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Owner:Tyler C.Group:University of Illinois System
Created:2021-04-15 16:02 CDTUpdated:2021-04-21 13:49 CDT
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