SHIELD FAQ - Children are known to have low viral loads, does the covidSHIELD test identify infections in children and adults with low viral loads?


Yes. The FDA authorized covidSHIELD saliva-based test has a very low limit of detection and sensitivity of 96.8%, which means it can detect infections in patient with low viral loads.

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Created:2021-06-28 17:12 CDTUpdated:2021-06-28 17:16 CDT
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