Impact of Pool Testing in Detection of Asymptomatic Patients With COVID-19

David L. Smalley, PhD; Patricia M. Cisarik, OD, PhD; James Grantham; William Cloud, MD; R. Brock Neil, PhD; Paul DePriest, MD

Disclosures

Lab Med. 2021;52(1):e15-e16. 

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Conclusion

Based on the results of the present study, a pooled approach with up to 5:1 specimen aliquots and using the current RT-PCR methodology will likely detect SARS-CoV-2 RNA among asymptomatic patients.

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