COVID-19 Diagnostics: How Do Saliva Tests Compare to Swabs?
COVID-19 Diagnostics: How Do Saliva Tests Compare to Swabs?
From hospitals and college campuses to remote villages in French Guiana, scientists have pit the two approaches against one other. See which one comes out ahead.
COVID-19 Diagnostics: How Do Saliva Tests Compare to Swabs?
COVID-19 Diagnostics: How Do Saliva Tests Compare to Swabs?

From hospitals and college campuses to remote villages in French Guiana, scientists have pit the two approaches against one other. See which one comes out ahead.

From hospitals and college campuses to remote villages in French Guiana, scientists have pit the two approaches against one other. See which one comes out ahead.

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U of Illinois Returns to School with 20,000 Saliva Tests Per Day
U of Illinois Returns to School with 20,000 Saliva Tests Per Day
Emma Yasinski | Aug 28, 2020
The school requires each student, faculty, and staff member to be tested twice per week and sends the results straight to their cell phones.
FDA Approves New Saliva-Based COVID-19 Test
FDA Approves New Saliva-Based COVID-19 Test
Amanda Heidt | Aug 17, 2020
SalivaDirect, an open-source protocol, avoids many of the supply bottlenecks of other tools and could be offered for as little as $10 a test.
Saliva Tests: How They Work and What They Bring to COVID-19
Saliva Tests: How They Work and What They Bring to COVID-19
Amanda Heidt | Jul 9, 2020
Universities and healthcare facilities are planning to use spit tests to conduct large-scale screening.
First Saliva Test for COVID-19 Approved for Emergency Use by FDA
First Saliva Test for COVID-19 Approved for Emergency Use by FDA
Lisa Winter | Apr 14, 2020
The search for SARS-CoV-2 RNA in 60 saliva samples yielded the same results as conventional nasal swab tests taken from the same patients.