RAPID ANTIBODY TESTS (MAY 2020 REASSESSMENT)

Date of publication: July 31, 2020

Objectives:

  • To search and synthesize information on the regulatory approval of rapid antibody tests (RATs) in different settings
  • To search for existing COVID-19 testing strategies, and position/recommendation of HTA agencies on the following use cases:
    • Diagnosis of COVID-19
    • Determination of previous exposure to SARS-CoV-2
    • Epidemiologic surveillance of COVID-19
  • To search and synthesize information on existing evidence on its diagnostic performance of RATs on the following use cases:
    • Diagnosis of COVID-19
    • Determination of previous exposure to SARS-CoV-2
    • Epidemiologic surveillance of COVID-19

Evidence summary: 

http://bit.ly/ESRATsMay2020

Technical guidance: 

http://bit.ly/TGRATsMay2020

Rapid review:

http://bit.ly/RRRATsMay2020

Decision of the Secretary of Health:  

http://bit.ly/DecisionRATsMay2020