Pre-event testing is necessary to reduce risks of positive Covid-19 cases at events so that more activities can resume safely.
Pre-event testing for COVID-19 helps to reduce the risk of potentially infectious individuals transmitting the virus at an event, reducing the likelihood of an outbreak situation.
Uncompromised rapid testing with the LumiraDx Platform delivers fast, accurate antigen testing to give organizers the assurance they need that.
a) They can identify potentially contagious spreaders pre-event
b) Attendees can easily and quickly be tested in advance of the event
LumiraDx provides a range of testing solutions:
#Negative results do not rule out SARS-CoV-2 infection and should be considered in the context of an individual’s recent exposures, history and presence of clinical signs and symptoms consistent with COVID-19. Results should not be used as the sole basis for treatment or case management decisions, including infection control decisions
**Positive results indicate the presence of viral antigens, but clinical correlation with patient history and other diagnostic information is necessary to determine infection status
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