COVID-19 IgG Antibody Test

£70.00

This COVID-19 IgG Antibody test is a semi-qualitative test for the detection of IgG antibodies to SARS -CoV-2, providing a positive or negative result. It is highly accurate with 98.9% sensitivity and 99.8% specificity.Read More

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Antibodies can be developed following an infection from exposure to the virus or as a result of vaccination. The length of time SARS-CoV-2 antibodies remain in the body is unknown.

The rate at which the antibodies develop after exposure to the virus, or a vaccine has been shown to vary. We therefore recommend that you do the test at least 3-4 weeks after infection or vaccination. This helps to ensure the antibodies have developed sufficiently so that they can be measured, reducing the likelihood of a false negative.

The detection of antibodies may indicate immunity or partial immunity to subsequent re-infection of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Quick turnaround of results within 72 hours, or 3 working days, from receipt of sample.

Please Note: This test is not suitable for those taking immunosuppressants (e.g. steroids), nor for those undergoing cancer treatment, antibody therapy, those with any form of clotting disease, if pregnant or breastfeeding.