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Volume 27, Number 11—November 2021

Effectiveness of Abbott BinaxNOW Rapid Antigen Test for Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Infections in Outbreak among Horse Racetrack Workers, California, USA

Krishna SurasiComments to Author , Kristin J. Cummings, Carl Hanson, Mary Kate Morris, Maria Salas, David Seftel, Liza Ortiz, Ruwan Thilakaratne, Cameron Stainken, and Debra A. Wadford
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (K. Surasi); California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California, USA (K. Surasi, K.J. Cummings, C. Hanson, M.K. Morris, M. Salas, R. Thilakaratne, C. Stainken, D.A. Wadford); Golden Gate Fields, Berkeley, California, USA (D. Seftel); City of Berkeley Public Health Officer Unit, Berkeley (L. Ortiz); Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Internal Medicine Residency Program, San Francisco, California, USA (C. Stainken); University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco (C. Stainken).

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Table 4

BinaxNOW rapid antigen test performance compared with viral culture among 100 real-time reverse transcription PCR–positive specimens with cycle threshold <30 from horse racetrack staff, California, USA, November–December 2020

BinaxNOW results
Viral culture results
Detected 45 10 55
Not detected
Total 51 49 100

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