RT-PCR remains to be the “gold standard” in diagnosing COVID-19.
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This needs context. PCR testing is being done to detect the Ebola virus, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and Zika virus. It is a method that allows scientists to make multiple copies of DNA, a double-stranded molecule that contains information to create cells, bacteria, and viruses.