A study by consultancy firms Oxera and Edge Health has shown that a single on-arrival antigen test is as effective as a ten-day self-isolation period in reducing imported cases of Covid-19.
Conducted as part of an IRB approved clinical study.
New analysis reinforces that lateral flow tests are accurate and reliable and have extremely low false-positive rates.
Rapid turnaround coronavirus tests could be used to detect the most infectious people and potentially help when it comes to relaxing lockdown restrictions, scientists from the University of Oxford have suggested. Interview with Professor Timothy Peto.
Rapid-turnaround Covid tests that could hasten an easing of restrictions are able to catch nine out of 10 infectious cases, the first major study has found. Contradicting weeks of scepticism, the research by Oxford University and Public Health England (PHE) strongly suggests that 30-minute lateral flow tests could be a viable means of reopening schools and workplaces. It…