Rutgers University researchers working on COVID-19 test that returns results within 45 minutes

A research team at Rutgers University has completed the first evaluation of a new rapid COVID-19 test given emergency approval by the FDA.

News 12 Staff

Mar 25, 2020, 11:16 AM

Updated 1,526 days ago

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A research team at Rutgers University has completed the first evaluation of a new rapid COVID-19 test given emergency approval by the FDA.
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According to the team, the test is fast and easy to perform, without the need for a centralized laboratory.
The company said the test would be available next week.
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The team of Dr. David Alland is leading the ground-breaking research there.
Dr. Alland’s team is developing the test that returns results in less than 45 minutes. Right now, patients are waiting up to five days for results.
Alland is the director of the Public Health Institute at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.
For more information about the test, click here.
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