In response to the coronavirus pandemic AOAC INTERNATIONAL has activated an accelerated program to evaluate test kits for detecting coronavirus on surfaces. This webinar, originally hosted by New Food Magazine on September 3rd, 2020 presents the audience with a summary of the Emergency Response Validation option of the AOAC Research Institute’s Performance Tested Methods Program and introduces a rapid, the new Thermo Scientific™ SARS-CoV-2 PCR test workflow for rapid detection of the virus on food packaging and environmental surfaces.
Key learning points:
- Information about the Emergency Response Validation option of the AOAC Research Institute’s Performance Tested Methods Program
- An overview of the SARS-CoV-2 workflow study design
- Aspects of the decision process important when selecting a method for the detection of SARS-CoV-2