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MoH agrees Rako test is as accurate as nasopharyngeal tests

Updated: May 16, 2022

The Ministry of Health and Rako Science have agreed to a joint statement on the accuracy Rako Science's saliva test based on diagnostic validation data.

The Joint Statement states: "The Rako Science Saliva test as demonstrated in its diagnostic validation study is at least as accurate as nasopharyngeal swab tests with 98.0% agreement, 96.6% sensitivity and 98.6% specificity."

This is an acceptance of Rako's scientific claims and not an endorsement by MoH.

The full release of Joint Statement can be downloaded here.

Joint statement MOH Rako Science_final_revised-posted
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The associated Questions and Answers can be downloaded here.

Questions and Answers MoH on Rako Science saliva test_final
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