Spectroscopy for Trace-Level Virus Detection
Application Note Jan 26, 2021
Detection and tracing are critical in understanding how a virus has spread, so that future spreading can be limited. Whilst slower, more traditional detection methods can serve this purpose to a reasonable extent, fast detection techniques bring us even closer to a return to “normal”.
Since the emergence of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the virus that causes COVID-19, the need for rapid testing and screening has never been more important.
Download this app note to discover:
- Why detection and tracing are so important
- Various viral detection techniques, key constrains and benefits
- How Raman spectroscopy can be used for rapid trace-level detection of viruses and antibodies