Annals of Internal Medicine
2 June 2020Volume 172, Issue 11
Diagnostic Testing for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome–Related Coronavirus 2
A Narrative Review
Matthew P. Cheng, MDCM, Jesse Papenburg, MD, MSc, Michaël Desjardins, MD, … et al.
Diagnostic testing to identify infected persons is central to efforts to control the COVID-19 pandemic. This review synthesizes current knowledge of diagnostic options available to clinicians, highlights key gaps in current diagnostic capacity, and discusses potential solutions.