Types of tests for detecting COVID-19 and testing for COVID-19

The UAE uses RT-PCR, antibody tests (also known as serology tests) and Laser-based Diffractive Phase Interferometry (DPI) technology to detect COVID-19. Additionally, Department of Health - Abu Dhabi conducts antigen test, RT-LAMP test (Reverse Transcription LAMP) and saliva test. Refer to the health authorities for the latest list of facilities where testing for COVID-19 can be done.



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