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The challenges of COVID-19 testing in GhanaVideo interviews — 10 Nov 2022
A video interview with a researcher based in Africa discusses the difficulties faced during the pandemic and the possible solutions to overcome them.
From the laboratory to the market: innovation in COVID-19 diagnosisVideo interviews — 27 Sep 2022
A video-interview with the Chief Executive Officer of a company from the CORONADX project discusses about bringing new diagnostic tests to the market
New testing device combats COVID-19Video — 08 Sep 2022
The CORONADX latest Video News release features the PATHPOD technology
Living with covid-19 will need a testing transformationArticle — 11 May 2022
Dealing with lower covid-19 levels will require improved understanding of what diagnostic tests are best used for. It will also need more accurate tests, but as testing demand will fall, delivering that needs incentive-based support.
Chasing a mutating virusArticle — 11 Mar 2022
Viruses continuously and naturally evolve. To track coronavirus variants, we need to think like Darwin.
PATHPOD: a portable point of care device for the rapid detection of COVID-19Video interviews — 23 Feb 2022
A video-interview with a senior researcher from the CORONADX project explains what PATHPOD is and discusses the advantages, use and perspectives of this device.
How Useful are At-Home Covid tests?Facts & Myths — 10 Nov 2021
Although RT-PCR tests are the gold standard for the diagnosis of the COVID-19 coronavirus, rapid antigenic tests may represent a valid alternative, in specific circumstances.
Presenting PATHLOCKVideo — 29 Oct 2021
CORONADX presents PATHLOCK, one of the rapid text for the detection of COVID-19 developed by the project
Rapid tests for coronavirus and their accuracyArticle — 08 Mar 2021
Even with the advent of vaccines, strategies for rapid and affordable testing for COVID-19 are still paramount. The lack of evidence that the current vaccines can completely stop people from being infected and the emergence of virus variants make widespread testing crucial. But what do we mean as a “rapid” test and how do they compare to “standard” ones?
Presenting PATHPODVideo — 05 Mar 2021
CORONADX presents PATHPOD, one of the rapid text for the detection of COVID-19 developed by the project
Presenting PATHAGVideo — 07 Dec 2020
Live the first video presenting CORONADX, the EU funded project developing rapid and portable tests for COVID-19, and PATHAG, the quickest and easiest-to-use kit developed within the project.
Does ‘rapid’ mean ‘less accurate’ for coronavirus tests?Facts & Myths — 10 Sep 2020
The word "rapid" defines any method which is significantly faster than the ones we use today to detect SARS-Cov2. Rapid tests take less than an hour or even a few minutes. They are often performed at Point of Care (POC), meaning that the samples are not taken to a laboratory but instead are processed on-site. This is faster and cheaper.