Posts Tagged ‘virology’

Comparison of Abbott ID Now, DiaSorin Simplexa, and CDC FDA Emergency Use Authorization Methods for the Detection of SARS-CoV-2 from Nasopharyngeal and Nasal Swabs from Individuals Diagnosed with COVID-19

Dozens of in vitro diagnostics (IVDs) have received emergency use authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the detection of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), but how well these assays perform using clinical specimens has hardly been studied. This study compared the positive percent agreement (PPA) of ID Now…

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