SHIELD FAQ - What happens if a person tests positive with covidSHIELD and then gets a nasal PCR and tests negative? Which test should they trust?


The covidSHIELD saliva test is more reliable overall compared to self-collected nasal specimens. In other words, self-collected nasal PCR has a higher false negative rate and lower sensitivity in most studies.

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Created:2021-06-28 17:26 CDTUpdated:2021-06-28 17:30 CDT
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