Combined nasal and throat testing swabs would detect more Omicron infections, two papers suggest.

Combined nasal and throat testing swabs would detect more Omicron infections, two papers suggest.

People with coronavirus infections of the Omicron variant often have significantly different viral levels in their noses, throats and saliva, and testing just a single type of sample is likely to miss a large share of infections, according to two new papers, which analyzed Omicron infections over time in a small number of people. The …

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