New COVID-19 Test Could Give Results in Under 1 Hour

New test, named SARS-CoV-2 DETECTR developed at UCSF.

"The introduction and availability of CRISPR technology will accelerate deployment of the next generation of tests to diagnose COVID-19 infection," co-lead developer Dr. Charles Chiu said in a University of California, San Francisco news release. He is a professor of laboratory medicine at the university.