The SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Antibody Neutralizing test is a diagnostic test that measures the ability of a person's antibodies to neutralize the virus. This test detects the presence of neutralizing antibodies in a person's blood sample, which are a specific type of antibody that can bind to and prevent the virus from entering and infecting human cells. The test works by incubating the person's serum with live SARS-CoV-2 virus in a laboratory and then measuring the virus's ability to infect cells in the presence of the serum. The test results provide information on the person's immune response to the virus, including the level of neutralizing antibodies in their blood. The test can be used to monitor the effectiveness of vaccines, evaluate the potential for reinfection, and guide treatment decisions.
The SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Antibody Neutralizing test is taken to determine if a person's antibodies can neutralize the virus, which is important information for understanding a person's immune response to the virus. The test can provide insights into the level of protection a person may have against the virus, including the potential for reinfection. Additionally, the test can be used to monitor the effectiveness of vaccines and guide treatment decisions. By measuring the ability of a person's antibodies to neutralize the virus, healthcare professionals can better understand the person's immune response to the virus and make more informed decisions about their care. The test is particularly useful for individuals with compromised immune systems or those who have received an organ transplant, as they may have a weaker immune response to the virus and require additional monitoring.
3 mL (1 mL min.) Serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen. Duly filled Covid-19 Antibody Test Form (Form 45) is mandatory.
Sample Mon Thu by 4 pm; Report Next day
This assay is used to assess the capacity of antibodies in patient serum to inhibit the SARS-CoV-2 virus; to assess the efficacy of anti-SARS-CoV-2 vaccines and for the screening of convalescent plasma for prophylactic ; therapeutic use.
Duly filled Covid-19 Antibody Test Form (Form 45) is mandatory.