For most companies and businesses, an outbreak would be deadly and could result in having to shut down completely. With a detection strategy, businesses can limit the impact and effects on their business.
Evaluating COVID-19 in Air
SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19 is a new virus with many unanswered questions. However, scientific professionals can look to previous investigations of coronaviruses such as SARS-CoV and the general principles of evaluating biological contaminants. SARS-CoV investigations focused on identifying environmental contamination in infected areas and the potential for transmission to adjacent areas. Sampling approaches included swab sampling of surfaces and air sampling followed by DNA-based Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) analysis.