The national institute for communicable diseases (NICD)

Is a resource of knowledge and expertise in regionally relevant communicable diseases to the South African Government, to SADC countries and the African continent.

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ANTIGEN TESTING GUIDELINEDec 2020
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Whilst PCR testing remains the gold standard for diagnosing SARS-CoV-2 infection, antigen testing provides an important alternative. This document explores the impact of antigen testing for various use cases and guides the implementation of these tests across different settings.
GUIDELINES FOR SYMPTOMS MONITORING AND MANAGEMENT OF ESSENTIAL WORKERS FOR COVID-19 RELATED INFECTIONDEC 2020
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The aim of this guideline is to enable early and timeous identification and diagnosis of workers at risk of COVID-19 infection. Another aim is the early referral for appropriate treatment, care and timeous return to work of affected workers.
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Diseases A-Z Index

The disease A-Z index is a directory of diseases that are of public health importance in South Africa, arranged in alphabetical order.
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