UC San Diego study looks at potential COVID-19 'scratch-and-sniff test'

UC San Diego researchers found that a scratch and sniff test featuring a single scent was able to detect 75 percent of people infected with COVID.

Author: KGTV San Diego
Published: 6:28 PM CDT July 23, 2021
Updated: 4:36 PM CDT July 26, 2021

A Rapid Olfactory Test as a Potential Screening Tool for COVID-19

Olfactory dysfunction (OD) is one of the earliest and strongest predictors of COVID-19 infection, and thus is promising as a disease screening tool.

Publication: Journal of the American Medical Association
Author: Dr. Carol Yan, MD
Published: May 26, 2021

SAFER Card™ Detects Loss of Smell...

Published: 10:00 AM CDT October 19, 2020
Updated: 9:58 AM CDT October 19, 2020

Sniffing Out COVID-19: A Smell Test to Help Stop the Spread

Dallas-based SAFER Diagnostics™ has developed a more comprehensive way to screen for COVID-19 symptoms.

by Will Maddox | SEPTEMBER 30, 2020

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