Analysis of First Coronavirus Tests from the Front Line

From commenter “Far Out”:

Nearly the first 100,000 tests, especially one the W coast, were useless and they’re phasing them out.

My ER physician son in Seattle (Seattle Children’s) says they are total junk, and better kits are supposedly coming.

They used a volunteer ICU nurse (who stayed in isolation the whole time at the Hosp.) with no known exposure to the virus as a test case for CDC, giving her 10 separate tests over a ten day period in late Feb to very early March,

  • the first one came back pos.,
  • next 3 neg,
  • then 1 pos.,
  • then 1 negative,
  • then 1 pos.,
  • then 1 negative,
  • then 1 pos.,
  • then the last was neg.

A new kit last week came back neg. too …….. and she is asymptomatic all this time.


Comments

Analysis of First Coronavirus Tests from the Front Line — 4 Comments

  1. Coronavirus Test Kit Roulette!

    SK reported the same problems.

  2. Test kits already devised to test for a novel virus?

    My, my, when were these developed?

    And by whom?

    Very convenient, I must say.

    When the vaccination gonna materialize?

    Next week? Hmmmmm.

    Sweet.

    Are people ALL as dumb as they think you are?

  3. Maybe the tests were all accurate and the nurse’s immune system conquered the pathogen, but alas she kept relapsing and getting reinfected until she finally overcame the Infection.

    Preposterous.

    I wonder if any infected, but recovered, corona victim has a detectable antibody or antigen.

    With that we can get somewhere.

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