SARS-CoV-2 antigen testing: weighing the false positives against the costs of failing to control transmission

Elizabeth Fearon, Iain E Buchan, Rajenki Das, Emma L Davis, Martyn Fyles, Ian Hall, T Deirdre Hollingsworth, Thomas House, Caroline Jay, Graham F Medley, Lorenzo Pellis, Billy J Quilty, Miguel E P Silva, Helena B Stage, Tom Wingfield

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)685-687
Number of pages3
JournalThe Lancet. Respiratory medicine
Issue number7
Early online date14 Jun 2021
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2021


  • Antigens, Viral/blood
  • COVID-19/blood
  • COVID-19 Testing
  • False Positive Reactions
  • humans
  • SARS-CoV-2/immunology

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