Tag: <span>false-negative</span>


Non-specific primers reveal false-negative risk in detection of COVID-19 infections

As an easy and rapid method to diagnose coronavirus virus, including SARS-CoV-2, SARS and so on, Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) was commonly used to confirm COVID-19 infections worldwide. Some institutes or universities provided several RT-PCR assays to diagnose 2019-nCoV (previous name of COVID-19) and the protocols. Because of occurrence of abnormal results, several...