What is the Anti-SARS CoV2 IgG (ELFA) test?
The COVID-19 Antibody IgG helps in detecting the presence of specific IgG antibodies against COVID-19. Your body produces antibodies when you get an infection, and these antibodies help fight against the infection. If you have any COVID-19 antibodies in your blood, it's likely you've had the infection or have been exposed to the infection before.
When is the Anti-SARS CoV2 IgG (ELFA) test recommended?
It is recommended in:
Post your travel or if you have to stay in a COVID-19 hotspot
If you have come across close contact with a suspected or confirmed patient.
If your doctor or you suspect that you may have been exposed to the virus.
Post-vaccination to check for efficacy
What does it measure?
COVID-19 serology tests measure antibodies in the blood. These antibodies are proteins generated by the immune system in response to pathogens such as viruses.
Mainly, the body produces antibodies that are specific to SARS-CoV-2. These tests can look for types of antibodies known as immunoglobulins, including immunoglobulin G (IgG), immunoglobulin M (IgM), and immunoglobulin A (IgA). These antibodies are developed at different stages after the infection.
While the testing is possible for all three of these types of immunoglobulins, most COVID-19 antibody tests focus on IgG or the total number of antibodies. IgG antibodies take 3–4 weeks to develop but can last for several months. And as a result, they are generally viewed as the most reliable indicator of a prior infection.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 6 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Anti-SARS CoV2 IgG (ELFA) test in Delhi?
The cost of the Anti-SARS CoV2 IgG (ELFA) test in Delhi is Rs. 1,400
How often should I get tested for the Anti-SARS CoV2 IgG (ELFA) test?
Anti SARS CoV2 IgG (ELFA) test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your conditions.
What are the normal values for the Anti-SARS CoV2 IgG (ELFA) test?
< 50.0 AU/ml (Negative) - Indicates the absence of Anti-SARS-CoV-2 spike protein antibodies. However, it does not rule out the possibility of an infection with SARS-CoV-2.
>=50.0 AU/ml (Positive) - Indicates the presence of Anti-SARS-CoV-2 spike protein antibodies which indicates recent or past infection by the virus.
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a blood sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for an Anti-SARS CoV2 IgG (ELFA) test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for an Anti-SARS CoV2 IgG (ELFA) test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book an Anti-SARS CoV2 IgG (ELFA) test in Delhi?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time slot booked by you
Why should I book an Anti-SARS CoV2 IgG (ELFA) test with Orange Health in Delhi?
Orange Health is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Delhi. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR- approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!
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