We believe a point-of-care (PoC) device for the rapid detection of the 2019 novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is crucial and urgently needed. With this perspective, we give suggestions regarding a potential candidate for the rapid detection of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), as well as factors for the preparedness and response to the outbreak of the COVID-19.
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- 2019 novel Coronavirus
- Point-of-care detection
- (Loop-mediated isothermal ampliﬁcation) LAMP assay
- (polymerase chain reaction) PCR