Understanding COVID-19 Antigen Tests

Publication Summary

COVID-19 Antigen Tests can provide information on whether a patient is actively infected with SARS-CoV-2 by detecting its viral antigens.

This document provides a brief description of the Antigen Test. It provides basic information on how this test can be used in the diagnosis and surveillance of a pathogen such as the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the cause of COVID-19 Pandemic.