Diagnostic tests for covid-19—improving accuracy and global harmonisation
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High risk of thrombosis in patients in severe SARS-CoV-2 infection: a multicenter prospective cohort study. Click Here.
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) have launched a new website on the science of COVID-19.
CORONAVIRUS – THE SCIENCE EXPLAINED provides up-to-date explanations of the scientific evidence behind the COVID-19 pandemic. Click Here
The Laboratory Diagnosis of COVID-19 Infection: Current Issues and Challenges. Journal Clinical Microbiology April 2020. Click Here
Covid-19: Antibody test that claims to be 99% accurate is certified by EU. Click Here
Short report: Cytology in the time of coronavirus disease (covid-19): an Italian perspective 20 April, 2020. Click Here
COVID‐19 Coagulopathy in Caucasian patients. Irish Study – Pub. 24th April 2020. Click Here
COVID-19: TILDA project to survey and protect older people in Ireland. Lead Researchers: Professor Rose Anne Kenny, Dr Mark Ward, Dr Nollaig Bourke. Funded by: Irish Research Council and Health Research Board. Click Here
Free training support for returning scientists. 22 April 2020. Free COVID-19 return to practice course now available through Staffordshire University. Click Here
CLSI-documents-helpful-for-covid-19-testing_4220 (002). This list of documents have been identified as helpful for the laboratory community’s use during the current pandemic. Click the document to view sample pages and learn more. Click Here
LIFE RIVER SARS-CoV-2 EXTRACTION AND RT-PCR: Evaluation of this system by the National Virus Reference Laboratory. Click Here
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Epidemiology, virology, clinical features, diagnosis, and prevention. Literature review current through: Mar 2020. | This topic last updated: Apr 17, 2020. Click Here
Validation of a Lysis Buffer Containing 4 M Guanidinium Thiocyanate (GITC)/ Triton X-100 for Extraction of SARS-CoV-2 RNA for COVID-19 Testing: Comparison of Formulated Lysis Buffers Containing 4 to 6 M GITC, Roche External Lysis Buffer and Qiagen RTL Lysis Buffer. Click Here
The proximal origin of SARS-CoV-2 (Nature Medicine, 17 March 2020). Click Here
Clinical course and risk factors for mortality of adult inpatients with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China: a retrospective cohort study. Click Here