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A different strategy for wastewater detection of SARS-CoV-2 – News-Medical.Net

Researchers tested a variety of RNA concentration and extraction methods and assays to develop a protocol for testing SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater, which may help improve…

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Researchers tested a variety of RNA concentration and extraction methods and assays to develop a protocol for testing SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater, which may help improve COVID-19 surveillance.
COVID-19, caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), is usually monitored by diagnosing symptomatic patients and tracing their contacts. However, this may not be very accurate as it requires voluntary individual participation and does not include asymptomatic cases, making it…

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