Diagnostic accuracy of non-invasive detection of SARS-CoV-2 infection by canine olfaction

  title={Diagnostic accuracy of non-invasive detection of SARS-CoV-2 infection by canine olfaction},
  author={Dominique Grandjean and Caroline Elie and Capucine Gallet and Clotilde Julien and Vinciane Roger and Lo{\"i}c Desquilbet and Guillaume Alvergnat and S{\'e}verine Mercier Delarue and Audrey Gabassi and Marine Minier and Laure Choupeaux and Solen Kern{\'e}is and Constance Delaugerre and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Le Goff and Jean Marc Treluyer},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
BACKGROUND Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, testing individuals remains a key action. One approach to rapid testing is to consider the olfactory capacities of trained detection dogs. METHODS Prospective cohort study in two community COVID-19 screening centers. Two nasopharyngeal swabs (NPS), one saliva and one sweat samples were simultaneously collected. The dog handlers (and the dogs) were blinded with regards to the Covid status. The diagnostic accuracy of non-invasive detection of SARS-CoV… 
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