Testing at scale during the COVID-19 pandemic

Nature Reviews Genetics
Volume 22 Issue 7, July 2021


Review Article | 04 May 2021
Testing at scale during the COVID-19 pandemic
Population-scale testing is an essential component of responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and is likely to become increasingly important in public health. Here, Mercer and Salit describe the roles of testing during the COVID-19 pandemic, including in genomic surveillance, contact tracing and environmental testing.
Tim R. Mercer, Marc Salit