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Colleges Weigh How Best to Test for COVID

Ravina Kullar, PharmD, infectious disease expert. JAMA Network Open: “Assessment of SARS-CoV-2 Screening Strategies to Permit the Safe Reopening of College Campuses in the United States.” CDC: “Interim Considerations for Institutions of Higher Education Administrators for SARS-CoV-2 Testing.” University of Georgia: “Plans for Surveillance Testing and Notification.” News conference, Sarah Fortune, chair, Harvard Department of… Read More »

At-home ‘spit test’ trial to test 14,000 people in UK

A group of 14,000 essential workers and their families will trial a new coronavirus “spit test” in southeast England, reports say, in the hopes of greater efficiency and comfort than the current nasal swab test. Southampton University staff running the trial will test participants weekly, The Guardian reported. After “spitting in a pot,” tests are sent off or… Read More »

How much is a vitamin deficiency test

Deficiency Blood Test An Osteocalcin Blood Test is used to test the osteocalcin protein that is found in bone and teeth. Alkaline Phosphatase Isoenzymes Blood Test The alkaline phosphatase isoenzymes blood test measures the amounts of different types of alkaline phosphatase test the blood. Just as vitamin, though, ddficiency much iron may contribute to heart… Read More »