J Virol Methods 2021 May 10:114153. Epub 2021 May 10.
Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 02115, USA; Laboratory of Systems Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 02115, USA; Massachusetts Consortium on Pathogen Readiness, Boston, MA, 20115, USA. Electronic address:
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an unparalleled need for viral testing capacity across the world and is a critical requirement for successful re-opening of economies. The logistical barriers to near-universal testing are considerable. We have designed an injection molded polypropylene anterior nares swab, the Rhinostic, with a screw cap integrated into the swab handle that is compatible with fully automated sample accessioning and processing. Read More