What is Covid Antibody (IgG) test?
A coronavirus antibody test checks specifically for the presence of antibodies (response of the immune system to the virus) to the novel coronavirus SARS CoV2 in the blood. A positive test result indicates the person is exposed to the SARS CoV2 virus in the past. It does not mean that the person has a current infection.
Why get the Covid Antibody (IgG) test?
the doctor may recommend getting this test done to see whether your immune system (your body’s defense against illness) has responded to the covid-19 infection, is a blood test that can detect if a person has antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. COVID-19 antibody tests can help identify people who may have been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus or have recovered from the COVID-19 infection.
When to take this test?
AnytimeBased on doctor adviceNo particular precautions are required, unless it is recommended by your doctor.Covid Antibody