BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.39, no.1, pp.48-54, 2022 (SCI-Expanded)
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BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
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Background: Widespread and effective use of molecular diagnostic tests is indispensable for protecting public health and containing the severe respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic. More than 1 year into the pandemic, as resources have reached a point of depiction, grouping samples in pools of certain sizes appears to be a reasonable method to reduce both the costs and the processing time without necessitating additional training, equipment, or materials.