What You Need To Know About Covid-19 Antibody Testing

Everyday there seems to be more and more information about Covid-19, and it can get confusing to keep it all straight. When should people get tested, what kind of test should they get, and where should they go for tests are all questions people have. Two types of tests: Diagnostic and antibody When it comes to testing for the coronavirus (Covid-19), there are two kinds of tests that are currently available: A viral test (also known as a diagnostic test) is meant to identify current infection.…

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  • COVID-19 antibody testing
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