COVID-19 and the seasonal flu may have similar symptoms but there is an easy quick test that will tell you which one you have. COVID-19 is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Seasonal flu is often caused by either influenza A or influenza B. How can you know which virus you have? The rapid antigen tests for SARS-CoV-2, influenza A, and influenza B....
On October 4, 2021, the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine was awarded to David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian. David Julius discovered the temperature receptor, TRPV1 ion channel, and Ardem Patapoutian discovered the pressure receptor, PIEZO ion channel....
Two of the most widely used vaccines during the current COVID-19 pandemic are the mRNA vaccines developed by BioNTech/Pfizer and Moderna. Here’s a look at some of the most common questions regarding these vaccines.
Many countries do not make public the number of COVID-19 tests performed, but those which do show just how staggering the demands on diagnostic laboratories have been in the past year.
Aurora Biomed, one of Canada’s leading suppliers of innovative laboratory solutions, is pleased to announce that it will start distributing Assure Tech’s FaStep COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Device in Canada this week. Assure Tech’s FaStep COVID-19 Antigen Rapid Test Device has recently obtained Health Canada authorization.
What impact do these Rapid Tests have in the real world? We spoke with a user to find out!
Have questions about the Antibody and Antigen COVID-19 Rapid Tests?
The primary benefit of COVID-19 rapid antigen tests is, as the name suggests, speed.