Self‑collected Gargle Specimen as a Patient‑friendly Sample Collection Method for COVID‑19 Diagnosis in a Population Context

2022-03-19T17:04:10+07:00Maret 19th, 2022|Artikel Ilmiah, Publikasi|

Scaling up SARS-CoV-2 testing and tracing continues to be plagued with the limitation of the sample collection method, which requires trained healthcare workers to perform and causes discomfort to the patients. In response, we assessed the performance and user preference of gargle specimens for qRT-PCR-based detection of SARS-CoV-2 in Indonesia.