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14 februari 2021
Dr. Jan Hessels
  1. https://www.fujirebio.com/en/insights/lung-diseases/japanese-authorities-have-chosen-lumipulser-for-nasopharyngeal-or
  2. Isao Yokota et al.  Performance of qualitative and quantitative antigen tests for SARS-CoV-2 in early symptomatic patients using saliva. In Press
  3. Yosuke Hirotsua et al. Comparison of automated SARS-CoV-2 antigen test for COVID-19 infection with quantitative RT-PCR using 313 nasopharyngeal swabs, including from seven serially followed patients. International Journal of Infectious Diseases 99 (2020) 397–402
  4. Mayu Nagura-Ikeda et al. Clinical Evaluation of Self-Collected Saliva by Quantitative Reverse Transcription-PCR (RT-qPCR), Direct RT-qPCR, Reverse Transcription–Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification, and a Rapid Antigen Test To Diagnose COVID-19. Journal of Clinical Microbiology September 2020 Volume 58 Issue 9 e01438-20.
  5. Camino Trobajo-Sanmartín et al. Self-Collection of Saliva Specimens as a Suitable Alternative to Nasopharyngeal Swabs for the Diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 by RT-qPCR. J. Clin. Med. 2021, 10, 299
  6.  https://www.aacc.org/science-and-research/scientific-shorts/2020/false-positive-results-in-real-time-reverse-transcription-polymeras
  7. Guidance on the management of weak positive (high Ct value) PCR results in the setting of testing individuals for SARS-CoV-2. HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre www.hpsc.ie. V1.2 22.12.2020
  8. Mario Plebani et al. Frequent testing regimen based on salivary samples for an effective COVID-19 containment strategy. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.10.13.20210013;
  9. Isabel M. Ott. et al. Simply saliva: stability of SARS-CoV-2 detection negates the need for expensive collection devices. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.08.03.20165233