Research groups around the world raced to develop diagnostic tests and vaccines to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The use of established methods is accelerated this process. While PCR is being used as a molecular assay to detect SARS-CoV-2 in patient samples, assays like ELISA are being used to evaluate the efficacy and safety of COVID-19 vaccines. In this eBook, learn more about how these techniques are being used in COVID-19 diagnostic tests and vaccines.
In this eBook you will learn:
- Advantages of using qPCR for clinical assays
- Developments in COVID-19 diagnostic testing
- Methods used to evaluate the efficacy and safety of vaccines
- COVID-19 vaccine efforts