COVID19 rapid diagnostic kits

Amit Kumar, Ajit Kumar Saxena, Gwo Giun (Chris) Lee, Amita Kashyap, G. Jyothsna

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Apart from the treatment options, protocols and preventive measures against COVID, an essential step prior to the treatment is its quick and accurate diagnosis. There are several diagnostic protocols prevailing currently for the identification of COVID infection. The Gold standard available diagnosis is based on the identification of pathogen by RTPCR analysis [1]. This involves extraction of the genetic material of the virus followed by its amplification using specific primers and identification.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Publication series

NameSpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology
ISSN (Print)2191-530X
ISSN (Electronic)2191-5318

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Mathematics(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Engineering(all)


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