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New device can accurately distinguish SARS-CoV-2 from other coronaviruses

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The technology employs a polymer brush coating that acts as a sort of non-stick coating to stop everything except the desired biomarkers from attaching to the test slide.

Researchers have developed a tablet-sized device that can distinguish between antibodies produced in response to SARS-CoV-2 and four other coronaviruses with 100 per cent accuracy.