Where can I find more information about the science behind the covidSHIELD test?

Where can I find more information about the science behind the covidSHIELD test?

We sincerely wish we could personally answer every question that we receive about the testing process, the science behind the test, misconceptions in the media, and everything else. It just isn’t possible. Below, you will find information about our test, the laboratory process, FDA Emergency Use Authorizations, and other resources you may find helpful. If you have any additional questions, we recommend you contact your healthcare provider or local health department or the Illinois Department of Public Health. Contact for you local health department can be found here:  http://www.idph.state.il.us/LHDMap/HealthRegions.aspx

Lab Process Video

FDA Patient Fact Sheet

FDA Fact Sheet for Healthcare Providers

FDA covidSHIELD Letter of Authorization

FDA covidSHIELD EUA Summary for covidSHIELD

FDA Emergency Use Authorization General Information

Summary of Process for EUA Issuance

McGill University: Office for Science and Society: The COVID-19 PCR Test Is Reliable Despite the Commotion About Ct Values

CDC: Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests (NAATs)

Journal of the American Medical Association: Comparison of Saliva and Nasopharyngeal Swab Nucleic Acid Amplification Testing for Detection of SARS-CoV-2-A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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