Waiting for Certainty on Covid-19 Antibody Tests - At What Cost?

N Engl J Med. 2020 Aug 6;383(6):e37. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp2017739. Epub 2020 Jun 5.
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MeSH terms

  • Antibodies, Viral / blood*
  • Antibodies, Viral / isolation & purification
  • Betacoronavirus
  • Clinical Laboratory Techniques
  • Coronavirus Infections / diagnosis*
  • False Positive Reactions
  • Humans
  • Mass Screening / standards
  • Pandemics
  • Pneumonia, Viral / diagnosis*
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Seroepidemiologic Studies
  • Serologic Tests / standards*

Substances

  • Antibodies, Viral

Supplementary concepts

  • COVID-19
  • COVID-19 diagnostic testing
  • severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2