Scientific article by Azerbaijani scientists published by authoritative international publishing house "Microorganisms"
A scientific article “A Comprehensive Review of Detection Methods for SARS-CoV-2” by Professor Rovshan Khalilov, Head of the Department of Biophysics and Biochemistry of Baku State University and Academician Irada Khuseynova, ANAS Vice-President, Director of the ANAS Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology co-authored with famous scientists from Iran and Germany was published by "Microorganisms".
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Abstract of the paper:
Recently, the outbreak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, in China and its subsequent spread across the world has caused numerous infections and deaths and disrupted normal social activity. Presently, various techniques are used for the diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 infection, with various advantages and weaknesses to each. In this paper, we summarize promising methods, such as reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR), serological testing, point-of-care testing, smartphone surveillance of infectious diseases, nanotechnology-based approaches, biosensors, amplicon-based metagenomic sequencing, smartphone, and wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) that can also be utilized for the detection of SARS-CoV-2.
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