Current Avenues for COVID-19 Serology

Saumya Srivastava, Vidhi Jain, Vijaya Lakshmi Nag, Sanjeev Misra, Kuldeep Singh
2020 Annals of the National Academy of Medical Sciences (India)  
AbstractDevelopment of rapid, reliable, and easy diagnostic tests with high-throughput is the need of the hour for laboratories combating the COVID-19 pandemic. While real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) is the gold standard for diagnosing active infections, it is expensive and time-consuming. Serological diagnostic assays with a premise to aid rapid contact tracing, immune status determination, and identification of potential convalescent plasma donors hold great promise. Timely
more » ... is, effective treatment, and future prevention are key to management of COVID-19.
doi:10.1055/s-0040-1713709 fatcat:vxv43xngnrbg5ab4mx6owv56sy