University Chemistry ›› 2022, Vol. 37 ›› Issue (9): 2205031.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX202205031

Special Issue: 化学科普(2022)

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No Way to Hide: Detection of Novel Corona Virus

Gengxin Gao1,2, Kin Shing Chan2,*()   

  1. 1 Anbang Academy, College of First-Year Students, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210023, China
    2 School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210023, China
  • Received:2022-05-08 Accepted:2022-06-29 Published:2022-09-05
  • Contact: Kin Shing Chan


This article focuses on the advantages, disadvantages, and principles of COVID-19 nucleic acid testing methods, and explains why nucleic acid testing is considered the gold standard. In addition, details of mixed sampling and antigen detection in nucleic acid testing are provided.

Key words: Detection of novel corona virus, Nucleic acid, Gold standard


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