Rapid RT-qPCR testing
A PCR (polymerase chain reaction) rapid test applies DNA/RNA identification technology to accurately identify the genetic markers of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Globally recognized as the “gold standard” for accurate COVID-19 testing, RT-qPCR rapid tests are available in North America.
MicroGEM Sal6830 RT-qPCR Test
The only FDA emergency use authorized saliva test for SARS-CoV-2. With results in 27 minutes, the Sal6830 test is fast, comfortable, and accurate. Sal6830 uses an extraction-free process.
Hyris bCUBE RT-qPCR Test
Validated by Health Canada at 100% sensitivity and specificity at 99%, the Hyris bCUBE is unmatched for its high sensitivity, often detecting infection in asymptomatic carriers. Authorized by Health Canada for point-of-care testing, the bCUBE is the chosen testing device by leading businesses, organizations, and communities.
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Ideal deployments for PCR rapid tests
Different rapid tests serve different purposes. Songbird can help determine which tests—PCR/NAAT, antigen and/or antibody—are the right fit for a space and its population.
Each type of test has a different probability for detecting COVID-19. As the most sensitive and accurate diagnostic tool, RT-qPCR rapid tests are ideal or remote environments where an outbreak could have severe economic and/or health impacts.