Researchers Develop Protein Array Test for SARS; Claim Test Is More Sensitive, Specific than ELISA | GenomeWeb

Researchers in Beijing, Toronto, and the United States have developed a protein array that can be used to test blood for the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus.

SARS is typically diagnosed by using an antibody-based ELISA test on blood, or by doing an RT-PCR test on sputum samples.

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