The numbers of diagnostic tests for SARS-CoV-2 are exploding.* These tests detect either viral RNA or antibodies to virus particles. But, which is best? That, of course, depends on what question is being asked.
To help communicate how the different kinds of tests work, what they measure, and when they are best used, we've prepared an infographic.
The Active and Post Infection Biomolecule Profile Defines the Appropriate Test
The first step in understanding which test is best is understanding the viral infection life cycle. Technically viruses are not living. They infect cells and turn... Read more