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Innovative protocol that processes saliva samples before testing may improve COVID-19 detection – News-Medical.net

The collection of nasopharyngeal swab (NPS) samples for COVID-19 diagnostic testing poses challenges including exposure risk to healthcare workers and supply chain constraints. Saliva samples are easier to collect but can be mixed with mucus or blood, and some studies have found they produce less ac…

  1. Innovative protocol that processes saliva samples before testing may improve COVID-19 detection