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Low-cost PCR test designed to detect coronavirus

May 14, 2020

The project of Consuelo Rubio has been among those chosen for the call of the Valencian System of Innovation and Research for the COVID-19 emergency.

The associated professor from the Department of Pharmacy at the CEU Cardenal Herrera (CEU UCH) University of Valencia, Consuelo Rubio Guerri, has designed a quantitative PCR test for the detection of coronavirus SARS CoV-2 using probes from a commercial library (Universal Probe Library, UPL) which makes it possible to decrease its cost.

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