International Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Research

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International Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Research (IJCBR) open access, peer-reviewed quarterly journal publishing since 2014 and is published under auspices of the  Innovative Education and Scientific Research Foundation (IESRF), aim to uplift researchers, scholars, academicians, and professionals in all academic and scientific disciplines. IESRF is dedicated to the transfer of technology and research by publishing more...


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79-82


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Omkar Choudhari, Anita Devi, Sandhya Lal, Sukanya Gangopadhyay, Nalini Kaushik, Charanjeet Kaur


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Saliva: A potential specimen for COVID-19 testing


Review Article

Author Details : Omkar Choudhari, Anita Devi, Sandhya Lal, Sukanya Gangopadhyay, Nalini Kaushik, Charanjeet Kaur

Volume : 8, Issue : 2, Year : 2021

Article Page : 79-82

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijcbr.2021.017



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Abstract

COVID-19 presence worldwide has brought substantial changes in our thinking process. The conventional biological specimen in disease due to viral aetiology ranges from blood to cerebrospinal fluid, Broncho-alveolar lavage. Through, established means of specimen have high sensitivity, other options like using Saliva specimen for testing in a developing country like India may be cost effective. The COVID-19 pandemic is still an evolving condition and best way to mitigate the infection is to increase in testing per day with isolation of the diseased individuals. Hence, Saliva could serve as a potential specimen for COVID-19 testing moreover available literature from other countries is offering promising results.


Keywords : COVID- 19, Saliva.


How to cite : Choudhari O, Devi A, Lal S, Gangopadhyay S, Kaushik N, Kaur C, Saliva: A potential specimen for COVID-19 testing. Int J Clin Biochem Res 2021;8(2):79-82

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