Simulation of Pool Testing Strategies to Identify Patients With COVID-19

JAMA Network Open

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What The Study Did: The feasibility of using pool testing to identify patients with COVID-19 in a setting with limited testing availability was examined in this decision analytical model study.

Authors: Alhaji Cherif, Ph.D., of the Renal Research Institute in New York, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.13075)

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