Pool Size Calculator
Calculates the optimal sample pool size as suggested in Hanel, R. & Thurner, S. (2020). Boosting test-efficiency by pooled testing strategies for SARS-CoV-2. (1), 3–5. arXiv:2003.09944v1
Inputs: (individual) test sensitivity, (individual) test specificity, estimated fraction of positive people in the tested set (expected positive test rate).
|Optimal Pool Size||8||Count|
|Gain (effective no. persons/test, PPT)||4||Count|
|Max. number of missed infectious (FNPT)||0.005||Fraction|
Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine, University of Luxembourg, Systems Control Group / Interventional Neuroscience Group, D. Proverbio, A. Husch, J. Goncalves, 2020. Calculator is provided for research use only and without any warranties.