Covid test: The drinks that could lead to a false positive result, according to new study

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A group of scientists studying tropical medicine at Germany’s Tübingen University recently published a study in the International Journal of Infectious Disease also noting the effectiveness of COVID-19 antigen kits.

But they added certain everyday drinks can lead to a false positive Covid test.

Using the Abbott Panbio COVID-19 Ag Lateral For Test, they reported: “All soft drinks (Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero, Fanta-Orange, Orange soft drink), energy drink (Red Bull), alcoholic beverages (vodka, whiskey, and brandy), commercially bottled mineral water, and carbonated mineral water caused the appearance of a red test line.”

The red test line indicated a positive infection.

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