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Lab Update 18 - Lab Monitoring Of Patients With COVID-19

Jun 01, 2020 | Microbiology

COVID-19 Infectious Diseases

The laboratory plays a crucial role in the diagnosis of COVID-19 through the use of real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (rRT-PCR) for the detection of unique sequences of viral RNA. Subsequently, it also provides critical haematological and biochemical tests for assessing disease severity and progression, as well as for monitoring therapeutic intervention....

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