COVID-19 diagnostics in context

Science Translational Medicine
03 June 2020 Vol 12, Issue 546


COVID-19 diagnostics in context
By Ralph Weissleder, Hakho Lee, Jina Ko, Mikael J. Pittet
Science Translational Medicine03 Jun 2020 Full Access
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has highlighted the need for different types of diagnostics, comparative validation of new tests, faster approval by federal agencies, and rapid production of test kits to meet global demands. In this Perspective, we discuss the utility and challenges of current diagnostics for COVID-19.