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UCSD, 5 Diagnostic Makers Partner to Ramp COVID-19 Testing Capacity

Posted On: Mar 21, 2020   |   Posted By: Xconomy

UCSD, 5 Diagnostic Makers Partner to Ramp COVID-19 Testing Capacity

A group of scientists and physicians at UC San Diego Health and the UCSD School of Medicine has arranged a partnership with five diagnostics markers that it says will bring the health system's capacity to test for coronavirus to as many as 1,500 tests daily sometime in early April. Amid a lack of available tests UC San Diego Health developed its own , but limits to the amount of materials and chemicals needed to perform the screenings kept daily capacity to about 20 tests, which the health system has been using for internal patients. Since then, in a bid to make...

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