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SARS-CoV-2 IgG Elisa

Test: SARS-CoV-2 IgG Elisa

Overview

SARS-CoV-2 IgG Elisa

Testing for:
2019-nCoV RT-PCR Panel
Sample Type:
Whole Blood, Plasma, Serum
Test Code/s:
6100
  • Uses

    SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibody is generated as part of the adaptive human immune response to the virus and determination of antibodies in plasma or serum enables the confirmation of SARS-CoV-2 infection in patients with typical symptoms and in suspected cases without symptoms. A positive test result with the AntiSARS-CoV-2 ELISA (IgG) indicates that antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 were detected, and the individual has potentially been exposed to COVID-19. IgG antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 generally do not begin to appear until 7 –10 days after infection.

    Methodology

    The enzyme immunoassay (EIA) test provides a sensitive and specific, semi-quantitative assay for the detection of IgG antibodies to SARS-CoV-2. Highly specific viral protein is used to detect the antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 and limit cross-reaction with other similar viruses.