Covid antibody blood test
The COVID antibody blood test is a diagnostic test used to detect the presence of antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19. Antibodies are proteins produced by the immune system in response to an infection. This blood test is typically performed several weeks after a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 infection or vaccination. It helps determine if an individual has developed antibodies against the virus, indicating a past or recent infection or vaccine response. The test involves collecting a blood sample and analyzing it for the presence of specific antibodies, such as IgM and IgG antibodies, that are known to target the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The results can provide information about an individual's immune response to the virus and their potential level of protection against future infections.
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