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Where Are Fresno COVID Antibody Tests? Health Officer: 'I Emailed the State.'

"We're not doing any antibody testing right now," answered interim Fresno County Health Officer Dr. Rais Vohra in response to a question Monday during a teleconference. "That's something that we're still waiting to start." His answer came on the heels of a large study by USC and the Los Angeles Department...

Is First FDA-Approved Saliva Test for COVID-19 Headed to California?

Testing for COVID-19 is now as easy as spitting into a tube. Rutgers University researchers have received U.S. government clearance for the first saliva test to help diagnose COVID-19. The new saliva collection method, which the Rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository developed in partnership with Spectrum Solutions and Accurate Diagnostic...

Fresno State COVID-19 Lab Will Speed County’s Pandemic Response

Local COVID-19 infections could be confirmed in as little as 24 hours when a new testing lab at Fresno State comes on line in the days ahead. The state-licensed lab, housed at the university's Jordan Agricultural Research Center, can test between 40-60 specimens a day. It will analyze samples collected elsewhere,...