Antigen vs RT-PCR Tests for Screening Quarantined Students in Florida During the COVID-19 Pandemic SARS-CoV-2 Delta Variant Surge

JAMA Pediatrics
May 2022, Vol 176, No. 5, Pages 434-532
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Antigen vs RT-PCR Tests for Screening Quarantined Students in Florida During the COVID-19 Pandemic SARS-CoV-2 Delta Variant Surge
Eric J. Nelson, MD, PhD, MS; Sarah Lindley McKune, PhD, MPH; Kathleen A. Ryan, MD; et al.
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JAMA Pediatr. 2022;176(5):525-526. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2022.0080
This diagnostic/prognostic study compares the results of antigen vs real-time reverse transcription–polymerase chain reaction tests among quarantined students 5 days after exposure to SARS-CoV-2 during the surge of Delta variant cases in the COVID-19 pandemic.