China Begins Anal Swab Testing To Detect COVID-19

China Begins Anal Swab Testing To Detect COVID-19

The local experts say that it's more accurate than throat and nose swab tests.



As if the regular stick-in-the-brain nasal testing wasn't invasive enough, China has now begun using anal swabs to test those it considers to be at high risk of catching COVID-19, local exports claiming the procedure is more effective in detecting the virus, state TV reports.

Might increase the detection rate

China had mostly been conducting tests using throat and nose swabs. The method is being used more commonly in Beijing now after a 9-year-old tested positive for the U.K. variant of the virus last month, per Medical Express

Anal swabs were taken from the residents of neighborhoods with confirmed COVID-19 cases and quarantine facilities, broadcaster CCTV stated. 

According to Li Tongzeng, a senior doctor from Beijing's Youan hospital, who spoke to CCTV, the anal swabs method, while not as convenient as throat swabs, can provide more accurate results and "can increase the detection rate in infected people."

This is because the coronavirus reportedly stays longer in the anus than in the respiratory tract.

The method explained  

While invasive and uncomfortable, the procedure reportedly takes about 10 seconds. 

A saline-soaked cotton swab is inserted 0.8 to 1.2 inches (2 to 3 centimeters) into the rectum and rotated a few times. The swab is then removed and placed inside a container to be tested for active traces of the coronavirus, per Bloomberg.

The method has been used on individuals living in COVID-19 hotspots since last year, so Beijing isn't the first. It isn't widely used due to the fact that it is not as convenient as throat and nose swabs.

SEE ALSO: SMART CITY IN CHINA USES AI TO GET TO KNOW CITIZENS BETTER

The method being used in Beijing shows that Chinese authorities needed to up the ante in their zero-tolerance approach as the cases rise around the world.

The country has also imposed stricter requirements internationally and domestically, with Beijing declaring that those from medium- or high-risk areas won't be allowed into the city beginning Thursday in an effort to reduce the risk of COVID-19 cases rising in the Lunar New Year period. 







Views: 43

Comment

You need to be a member of 12160 Social Network to add comments!

Join 12160 Social Network

Comment by Chris of the family Masters on January 29, 2021 at 5:27pm

No wonder nobody isolated the COVID virus. It must have been hiding in peoples asses all the time, and no one ever looked there- until now.....

Comment by Twilight Zone on January 29, 2021 at 9:51am

It seems to be a test of compliance and control - is the herd brainwashed enough to endure this level of humiliation?  Since flatulence is apparently a dangerous way to spread covid, the "experts" will now require we all wear diapers on our bums as well as our face, just like dear leader Joe.

Comment by cheeki kea on January 29, 2021 at 6:48am

I guess it had to come, first they want to check the sewage system and now they want to check the asses that the put the deposits there. Well that would be one way to normalise the art of brown-eyeing and accelerate the insane trend (that use to be called indecent exposure) Imagine the thrill of that, putting your ass out there at the drive-thru and having the whole damn flock view it in all it's shitty glory. A disgusting proposal but probably eagerly awaited in a brown-eye clown world. Brown-eyeing it up.

Comment by Chris of the family Masters on January 27, 2021 at 8:46pm

I suppose, just stick your ass out through the car window.....

Comment by Twilight Zone on January 27, 2021 at 8:40pm

Are they still going to do drive-thru testing?   

"Destroying the New World Order"

THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE SITE!

mobile page

12160.info/m

12160 Administrators

 

TOP CONTENT THIS WEEK

Latest Activity

cheeki kea commented on Twilight Zone's photo
Thumbnail

Whoops

"Lucky I kept my old ones then. They could become valuable in the future. I may even seek out a few…"
18 minutes ago
cheeki kea commented on Larry Flinchpaugh's blog post Ultimate Food Hacks Compilation
1 hour ago
Phyllis Maka commented on Phyllis Maka's blog post “Nobody can force anybody to take the vaccine,” Bolsonaro adding “We’re dealing with lives, where is our freedom?” [IT'S BEING HIJACKED BY NO GOOD BEINGS]
"Anything coming from Them not meant to be beneficial to us, only to Them."
1 hour ago
cheeki kea commented on Phyllis Maka's blog post “Nobody can force anybody to take the vaccine,” Bolsonaro adding “We’re dealing with lives, where is our freedom?” [IT'S BEING HIJACKED BY NO GOOD BEINGS]
"And meanwhile here we read about (pro vaccine) GPs squabbling for the scraps ( leftovers that are…"
1 hour ago
Phyllis Maka commented on Phyllis Maka's blog post “Nobody can force anybody to take the vaccine,” Bolsonaro adding “We’re dealing with lives, where is our freedom?” [IT'S BEING HIJACKED BY NO GOOD BEINGS]
"Good on him, we need more like him."
1 hour ago
Chris of the family Masters favorited Phyllis Maka's blog post “Nobody can force anybody to take the vaccine,” Bolsonaro adding “We’re dealing with lives, where is our freedom?” [IT'S BEING HIJACKED BY NO GOOD BEINGS]
2 hours ago
Chris of the family Masters commented on Phyllis Maka's blog post “Nobody can force anybody to take the vaccine,” Bolsonaro adding “We’re dealing with lives, where is our freedom?” [IT'S BEING HIJACKED BY NO GOOD BEINGS]
"Looks like Bolsonaro against Judiciary...."
2 hours ago
cheeki kea favorited Chris of the family Masters's photo
2 hours ago
Phyllis Maka posted blog posts
2 hours ago
Chris of the family Masters posted photos
2 hours ago
Chris of the family Masters posted blog posts
3 hours ago
Chris of the family Masters replied to Chris of the family Masters's discussion A MAN, ZACK, STOPS 6 COPS TRESPASSING ON HIS PROPERTY - UNDERSTANDING COMMON LAW
"Nothing "No Trespassing" sign couldn't fix...."
3 hours ago
cheeki kea replied to Chris of the family Masters's discussion A MAN, ZACK, STOPS 6 COPS TRESPASSING ON HIS PROPERTY - UNDERSTANDING COMMON LAW
"Cool. Good on this business man for standing up to these idiots. ( I've heard our idiots on…"
3 hours ago
Chris of the family Masters favorited Phyllis Maka's blog post Exposing and taking down corrupt judges, lawyers, bankers, academics and politicians who openly defy the truth, common sense and our God-given Common Law
3 hours ago
Chris of the family Masters replied to Chris of the family Masters's discussion A MAN, ZACK, STOPS 6 COPS TRESPASSING ON HIS PROPERTY - UNDERSTANDING COMMON LAW
"Apart of the title written in DOG LATIN, this shows the power we have over our servants. The…"
5 hours ago
Chris of the family Masters posted a discussion
5 hours ago
Patrick C Conway favorited Twilight Zone's photo
7 hours ago
Patrick C Conway favorited Twilight Zone's photo
7 hours ago
Larry Flinchpaugh posted blog posts
9 hours ago
Doc Vega posted blog posts
11 hours ago

© 2021   Created by truth.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service

content and site copyright 12160.info 2007-2019 - all rights reserved. unless otherwise noted