Hundreds of samples can be tested every hour, the researchers said. Photo: Xinhua
Hundreds of samples can be tested every hour, the researchers said. Photo: Xinhua

Australian researchers invent 20-minute coronavirus blood test in world first

  • The test uses 25 microlitres of plasma from blood samples and looks for agglutination, or a clustering of red blood cells, caused by the coronavirus
  • Hundreds of samples can be tested every hour, the researchers said, and they hope it can also be used to detect antibodies

Hundreds of samples can be tested every hour, the researchers said. Photo: Xinhua
Hundreds of samples can be tested every hour, the researchers said. Photo: Xinhua
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