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Swabbing the Urban Environment - A Pipeline for Sampling and Detection of SARS-CoV-2 From Environmental Reservoirs

DOI :

10.3791/62379-v

7:13 min

April 9th, 2021

April 9th, 2021

3,868 Views

1Department of Biology, San Diego State University, 2Viral Information Institute, San Diego State University, 3Big Rose Web Design, LLC

A citizen science project was designed to recruit San Diego residents to collect environmental samples for SARS-CoV-2. A multilingual web-based platform was created for data submission using a user-friendly mobile device interface. A laboratory information management system facilitated the collection of thousands of geographically diverse samples with real-time outcome tracking.

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