Development of a liquid phase radioimmunoassay for the measurement of serum ferritin levels for the detection of Covid-19 in patients

The goal of this research was the improvement and analytically validation of a radioimmunoassay system for the measurement of the serum ferritin focus as one of the laboratory biomarkers for an infection by Covid-19. The principal parts of the system had been ready in our laboratories. The first element ferritin was extracted and purified from … Read more

Comparison of FTD SARS-CoV-2 Assay and RealStar RT-PCR kit 1.0 for the detection of SARS-CoV-2

The aim of the study was to evaluate the clinical performance of FTD SARS-CoV-2 compared to the RealStar RT-PCR kit 1.0. The analysis of 100 nasopharyngeal swabs showed an overall agreement of 88%. The positive percentage agreement was 85.6% and the negative percentage agreement was 91%. In conclusion we observed a substantial agreement among the … Read more