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Blood samples aid new COVID-19 test – Esperance Express

Australian researchers have found a way to identify COVID-19 positive cases using blood samples in just 20 minutes. Researchers at Monash University in Melbou…

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Australian researchers have found a way to identify COVID-19 positive cases using blood samples in just 20 minutes.
Researchers at Monash University in Melbourne have developed a simple test based on commonly used blood-typing methods.
This test can rapidly pick up coronavirus, as positive cases cause red blood cells to cluster and this is easily identifiable to the naked eye.
Researchers were able to identify COVID-19 cases using just 25 microlitres of plasma from blood samples.
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