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Low-cost, fast saliva test for COVID-19 to be studied

An at-home COVID-19 test, designed by Stanford researchers to be easy to use and provide results within 30 minutes, will be the focus of a study funded by the Stanford Medicine Catalyst Program. Developed with support from the Stanford Medicine Catalyst Program, the test was invented by Manu Prakash, PhD, associate professor of bioengineering, and his group. It involves little more than boiling some water, reading some instructions and spitting into a funnel.