Published time: 01 April 2020
Authors: Eeva Broberg, Maria Keramarou, Csaba Ködmön, Katrin Leitmeyer, Angeliki Melidou and Marc Struelens
Keywords: SARS-CoV-2, Covid-19, diagnostic, test kit
According to EU recommendations , timely and accurate COVID-19 laboratory testing is an essential part of the management of COVID-19 for slowing down the pandemic, supporting decisions on infection control strategies and patient management at healthcare facilities, and detecting asymptomatic cases that could spread the virus further if not isolated.
An overview of the rapid test situation for COVID-19 diagnosis in the EU-EEA