SHIELD FAQ - Is there a possibility a positive result from the SHIELD COVID test could be a mistake?


The FDA EUA approved Shield saliva test has a specificity of 98.9% and sensitivity of 96.8%. The SHIELD saliva-based test targets 3 highly conserved regions of the viral genome for detection. High specificity offered by 3 target detection, combined with frequent testing makes the SHIELD saliva-based test extremely accurate.  

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Owner:Tyler C.Group:University of Illinois System
Created:2021-04-15 16:19 CDTUpdated:2021-04-21 14:09 CDT
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