The finger-prick tests were seen as 98.6% precise in mystery human preliminaries held in June, as indicated by the Daily Telegraph
The UK government is wanting to circulate a huge number of free coronavirus Antibody tests after successful mystery preliminaries, as indicated by reports.
The finger-prick tests, which can tell within 20 minutes if a person has ever been exposed to the coronavirus, were found to be 98.6% accurate in human trials held in June, the Daily Telegraph reported.
The test was created by the UK Rapid Test Consortium (UK-RTC), an association between Oxford University and driving UK diagnostics firms.
Sir John Bell, Oxford’s regius professor of medicine and head of the government’s antibody testing program, was quoted by the Telegraph as saying: “This rapid test appears to be truly amazing, and it shows we can do this ourselves.”
“It was seen as 98.6 percent precise, and that is excellent news,” Chris Hand, the pioneer of the , was cited as saying by Telegraph.