NEED OF RAPID DIAGNOSTIC TEST FOR COVID 19
- Long Turn around Time, complicated in operation of RT-PCR and other methods.
- PCR Test required certied laboratories, expensive technique and trained technicians to operate.
- There are some number of false negatives in RT-PCR of COVID-19. (Gallagher et al., Feb 2020)
- Hence, there is an urgent need for a rapid, simple to ease, sensitive and accurate test to quickly identify infected patients of SARS-CoV-2