Just How Fast Is a Rapid COVID Antigen Test?

Reliable, fast testing has remained one of the most important tools for preventing the spread of COVID-19. Fast testing procedures like rapid antigen tests provide results within minutes so we can act even faster to begin contact tracing and quarantining individuals with infections. How Long Do Rapid COVID Antigen Tests Take? Rapid COVID antigen tests usually…

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What is the Difference Between Antibody vs. Antigen Testing?

Antigen vs. Antibody Tests As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread in the United States and worldwide, people need answers to questions about their health. If they’re experiencing symptoms or have been in contact with someone contagious, they need reliable ways to determine whether they have become infected. If they believe they may have gotten…

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How Is PPE Tested? Standards, Performance and Examinations

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is gear individuals wear to protect themselves from illness or injury on the job. PPE includes objects such as masks, gloves, face shields and gowns, which create a barrier between the person wearing them and hazardous materials or infectious agents. Employees working in the health care, construction, food and drink, education…

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