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Saliva-based tests offer an alternative to nasal swabbing

YSPH microbiologist Anne Wyllie's creation of the novel diagnostic protocol SalivaDirect dramatically expanded testing access during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, Wyllie and the SalivaDirect team are exploring the use of saliva testing for influenza A and B, and for respiratory syncytial virus.

Source: Nature
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