New antibody test for SARS-CoV-2


A new SARS-CoV-2 antibody test has been developed with improved accuracy and higher sample throughput at a lower cost in comparison with the current standard antibody tests in use.

The developers – University of Texas in Austin (TX, USA) researchers – believe that the test could be used to identify those who have carried SARS-CoV-2 asymptomatically by measuring high levels of neutralizing antibodies. Therefore, it could be used as a tool to assess relative immunity in individuals who have been previously infected with SARS-CoV-2.

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