Nasal swab or deep throat saliva samples are collected in a PCR test. Photo: AFP

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Coronavirus testing: how it works and where to get tested for Covid-19

  • Two types of coronavirus tests are done in Hong Kong – an antigen test and an antibody test
  • A PCR antigen test detects the sequence of the virus RNA and is highly accurate
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Nasal swab or deep throat saliva samples are collected in a PCR test. Photo: AFP
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