Antigen tests ‘may’ have role in limiting asymptomatic transmission – HIQA
Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) today, Monday, 20th September 2021, published a review conducted at the request of the National Public Health Emergency Team. HIQA has said that rapid antigen tests may have a role in limiting transmission of Covid-19 in people with no symptoms, in certain circumstances.
The reports are below:
Advice to the National Public Health Emergency Team:
Rapid antigen testing for screening or surveillance of asymptomatic individuals to limit transmission of SARS-CoV-2
Submitted to NPHET: 24 August 2021. Published: 20 September 2021.