Breakthrough saliva test detects COVID-19 in five-minutes

International research led by Monash University and the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity has achieved a proof of concept for a new, fast, portable saliva screening test that uses an infrared light technology to confirm infection with SARS-CoV-2.

The study, led by Professor Bayden Wood at the Monash University School of Chemistry and researchers from the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, amongst other collaborators, received international media coverage.

Read the media release here.