The current gold standard for COVID-19 diagnosis is a nasal swab followed by reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction. But such tests are time consuming, requiring days before results are available. This wastes crucial time in the treatment and prevention of the disease. Recently, scientists from Korea have developed a computerized framework that can swiftly and accurately interpret chest CT scans to provide COVID-19 diagnosis in minutes, potentially changing how we tackle this disease.
Source: Medical Xpress