PCR positives: what do they mean?
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Contents Is the PCR test sensitive enough?. page 2 Culturing a virus as reference test page 2 Does a PCR “TRUE POSITIVE” mean INFECTIVITY OR VIRULENCE?. page 2 PCR true positives versus infectivity and virulence. page 3 Explanation of the experiment that shows whether a virus is still infective. page 4 Is there evidence that someone is infectious after PCR results?. page 4 Can successive tests on the same person give contradictory results?. page 5 How long can an inactive virus remain in a body? page 5 PCR kits for SARS Cov2 (manufacturers and asymptomatic) page 6 Conclusion in relation to PCR positives and an advancing pandemic. page 6 Are PCR tests helpful?. page 7 Statistical analysis: PCR positives and deaths (excess deaths) page 7 CONCLUSIONS. page 9