publication . Article . 2021

Seroprevalence of SARS-CoV-2 Assessed by Four Chemiluminescence Immunoassays and One Immunocromatography Test for SARS-Cov-2

Pellegrino Cerino; Alfonso Gallo; Biancamaria Pierri; Biancamaria Pierri; Carlo Buonerba; Carlo Buonerba; Denise Di Concilio; Maria Concetta Cuomo; Lucia Vassallo; Gabriella Lo Conte; ...
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2021 Journal: Frontiers in Public Health, volume 9 (eissn: 2296-2565, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Country: Italy
<jats:p>The onset of the new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus encouraged the development of new serologic tests that could be additional and complementary to real-time RT-PCR-based assays. In such a context, the study of performances of available tests is urgently needed, as their use has just been initiated for seroprevalence assessment. The aim of this study was to compare four chemiluminescence immunoassays and one immunochromatography test for SARS-Cov-2 antibodies for the evaluation of the degree of diffusion of SARS-CoV-2 infection in Salerno Province (Campania Region, Italy). A total of 3,185 specimens from citizens were tested for anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies as par...
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free text keywords: Public Health, Original Research, SARS-CoV-2, serological test, seroprevalence, immunoassays, rapid tests, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Public aspects of medicine, RA1-1270
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