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The novel coronavirus is surrounded by 29 crown-like spike proteins that attach themselves to human cells and infect them. To detect its presence, the RNA in a sample has to be first converted into DNA, then amplified to help sequester the gene specific to COVID-19

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Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction Test)

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