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The Cost of Diagnostic Errors in Covid

Covid is a novel virus that catalysed a global pandemic. Since the first few confirmed cases in December 2019, the number of Covid cases spread rapidly over the world in a matter of months. The ordeal continued for the next two years with cities from across the globe forced to impose lockdowns to limit the […]

What Causes a False Positive Rapid Covid Test?

When it comes to testing for COVID-19, rapid antigen tests (RATs) have become the most simplified, convenient, and common method of testing in Australia and internationally. Since entering the public arena, there has been much speculation about the accuracy of rapid antigen tests, how common false positive test results are, and what happens when a […]

Surescreen to mass produce ‘world-first’ biodegradable Covid test

Derby-headquartered SureScreen Diagnostics is believed to be the first company in the world to mass produce biodegradable lateral flow test cassettes for Covid-19. The tests will use biodegradable materials for the test cassette housing and will be available within weeks. SureScreen has been at the forefront of UK testing for the past year and has […]

Research partnership trials test that can detect monkeypox in 10 minutes

A new lateral flow test that can detect monkeypox infections in humans in just 10 minutes is being trialled in London as part of a research partnership between UK life science firm SureScreen Diagnostics, medical technology provider TestCard and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. The antibody test, which is run by using a […]