Coronavirus Update: Serological Testing

The 20-minute coronavirus test was brought from China and created in cooperation with the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). (Omar Marques/Getty Images)

Serological testing, also known as antibody testing, is a critical element of discussion when determining how and when the country will reopen. The process requires a blood sample to detect the presence of neutralizing antibodies (IgM, IgG) against a microorganism. Serological antibody tests are unlike polymerase chain reaction (PCR) diagnostic tests as the latter specifically… Continue reading Coronavirus Update: Serological Testing