With the much-heralded Rutgers University saliva test for the coronavirus garnering the Food and Drug Administration’s blessing late Thursday, people can now collect their own test samples at home and send them out to be processed.
The FDA approved an amended emergency use authorization for Rutgers’ RUCDR Infinite Biologics that allows the expansion of the saliva tests well beyond official collection locations that have been located throughout the state.Here are five things you need to know:What is a saliva test?The saliva test allows health care workers to collect samples from each individual by… Read the rest of this entry »
Monmouth County residents who fear having a swap stuck deep inside their nasal cavity as much as they fear the diagnosis of COVID-19 now have an alternative.
The Visting Nursing Service of Central Jersey Community Health Center is administering the recently approved saliva test, which was developed at Rutgers, at their Asbury Park location this week. The test will be available at their Freehold, Keyport and Red Bank locations next week.