Rapid COVID-19 tests could miss almost one in four infected people, study finds – Sydney Morning Herald

Professor Deborah Williamson, co-lead author on the study and deputy director of the microbiological diagnostic unit public health laboratory at the Doherty Institute, said considering the limitations in test sensitivity and the potential for rapid transmission in susceptible populations, particularly in hospital settings, careful consideration is required for implementation of antigen testing in a low prevalence setting.
The state government had been hoping rapid and cheap antigen tests would become…

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