Are Covid-19 PCR tests detecting human and microbial genetic material?

All genetic sequences used in the widely-used CDC PCR test are commonly found in human and microbial DNA, which is likely generating significant numbers of false positive test results; the degree to which false positives are being generated due to this serious design flaw is an empirical matter that requires additional research

Figure 1. US testing and case counts March 1 2020 to May 1 2020 (source: Covid Tracking Project)

Did CDC roll out a fundamentally flawed PCR test?

But was the revised test accurate? Were the positive test results actually finding cases of Covid-19 or were they picking up in most cases genetic material that exists widely in the human genome and in microbes that commonly live in humans?

All CDC PCR test primers and probes are common in human DNA and microbes

The following table shows all of the CDC PCR test primers and probes, omitting the N3 probe for reasons discussed above. The site includes a disclaimer that “These sequences are intended to be used for the purposes of respiratory virus surveillance and research.” They “may not be used for viral testing under FDA’s authorization of the CDC 2019-nCoV Real-Time RT-PCR Diagnostic Panel.”

Figure 2. CDC PCR test primers and probes (source)
Figure 3. CDC PCR test N1 forward primer microbe genetic material matches perfectly up to 19 out of 20 bases (source: BLAST).
Figure 4. CDC PCR test N1 probe human genetic material matches perfectly up to 15 out of 28 bases (source: BLAST).
Figure 5. CDC PCR test N2 probe human genetic material matches perfectly up to 15 out of 27 bases (source: BLAST).
Figure 6. CDC PCR test N2 probe microbe genetic material matches perfectly up to 19 out of 27 bases (source: BLAST).
Figure 7. CDC PCR test RNase P probe matches perfectly in microbe genetic material, up to 20 out of 27 bases (source: BLAST).

What does all of this mean and what do we do about it?

As mentioned above, matching only 10 bases in the probe genetic material is enough to trigger amplification and a false positive. I’ve demonstrated that all of the probes show far more than 10 bases matching in hundreds of human chromosome sequences and microbes.

Can the presence of PCR test primers and probes in human DNA and microbes explain some outstanding mysteries?

In sum, Dr. Lee and others have demonstrated that the PCR tests are fundamentally flawed and leading to highly misleading results. The degree to which false positives are being generated may go far in explaining the various anomalies regarding testing positive one day and then negative the next, and the degree to which some labs have been found to give up to 100% false positives.

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