Compared to COVID-19 PCR testing, dogs can detect infections with high sensitivity (97%), though lower specificity (91%) - even when patients are asymptomatic
Article Title: Diagnostic accuracy of non-invasive detection of SARS-CoV-2 infection by canine olfaction
Author Countries: France, U.A.E.
Funding: The trial was supported by a grant from the French Ministry of Health, Region Ile de France and Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris Foundation. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.
Diagnostic accuracy of non-invasive detection of SARS-CoV-2 infection by canine olfaction
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The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.