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The Use Of Rapid Antibody-Based Test Kits Is Not Recommended For Diagnosis, Screening, Return-To-Work Decisions, And Travel Entry Policies – DOH

The Department of Health reiterated on Wednesday that the use of rapid antibody-based test kits is not recommended for diagnosis, screening, return-to-work decisions, and travel entry policies.

The DOH said that the RT-PCR remains the gold standard for confirmatory test of COVID-19 based on the Department Memorandum 2020-0258.

(Photo courtesy of Department of Health)

(Source: Philippine Star)


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