Newly developed diagnostic methods for SARS-CoV-2 detection

Saatçi E.

Turkish Journal Of Biochemistry-Türk Biyokimya Dergisi, pp.1-16, 2020 (SCI-Expanded)


The emergence of SARS-CoV-2, responsible for COVID-19 disease, has caused a substantial worldwide pandemic and has become a significant public health problem. World Health Organization (WHO) has declared COVID-19 as a devastating health emergency for all countries. Public health officials continue to monitor the situation closely to control this new virus-related outbreak. In order to continue to manage this pandemic, a fast and sensitive diagnosis of COVID-19 is attempted. Emerging tests have become an essential part of the management of the COVID-19 crisis. This review article aims to provide a detailed explanation of ongoing and new diagnostic technologies for SARS-CoV-2 and a summary of method principles. Examples of new diagnostic methods for providing efficient and rapid diagnostic tests for managing the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak are also mentioned.