Wonder if you have you had Covid-19?

The highly accurate antibody test that can show if you have previously been infected.

Covid-19 Antibody Test

The Covid-19 antibody test is a special blood test that looks for antibodies to SARS-CoV-2.  This is a special immunoassay for detection of IgG antibodies.  This test has been used in the States and worldwide.  It is one of few Covid-19 antibody tests that has CE and FDA approval.  There are many home kit tests available but many of these are unreliable or have no certification.  This Abbott test has been reported to be one of the most accurate antibody tests for Covid-19 and approved by Public Health England.

Covid-19 Antibody Test

The Covid-19 antibody test is a special blood test that looks for antibodies to SARS-CoV-2.  This is a special immunoassay for detection of IgG antibodies.  This test has been used in the States and worldwide.  It is one of few Covid-19 antibody tests that has CE and FDA approval.  There are many home kit tests available but many of these are unreliable or have no certification. This Abbott test has been reported to be one of the most accurate antibody tests for Covid-19 and approved by Public Health England.

When should I have the antibody test?

The antibody test should be performed at least 2 weeks following symptoms or suspected exposure to coronavirus.  This period allows time for the antibodies to be formed.  If you are symptomatic or it is less than 2 weeks since you had symptoms the PCR test may be more suitable.  The antibody test can show if you have ever been infected with SARS-CoV-2.

How is the Coronavirus Antibody test performed?

The Covid-19 antibody test is performed by taking a blood sample and using this for analysis.  The blood sample may be taken using a finger prick test or using a needle and syringe.  The sample is then sent to a specialist laboratory for analysis.  This is not the same as home testing kits that have been mentioned in the news having unreliable results.  This particular immunoassay test has shown very high accuracy and mentioned in some news stories.  The sample is usually taken by the doctor or nurse in clinic.

How do I arrange the test?

To undergo the Covid-19 antibody test please complete the enquiry form on this page.  We will then contact you to arrange a consultation with our doctor who will discuss the test and implications. The sample is taken in clinic by our team and then sent to the UK accredited laboratory for analysis.  The team will then contact you once the results are available.  Results may take about 2-3 days from being sent.

How much is the Coronavirus Antibody test?

The Coronavirus antibody test is £125, which includes your consultation with a doctor, test and results.  This is payable using our secure online payment page.

How accurate is the antibody test?

The specificity and sensitivity of the test has been reported to be over 99%.  These make this particular test one of the most accurate antibody tests for SARS-CoV-2.

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