Many states are starting to transition back to everyday life, but there are many unresolved issues. New cases are being reported every day, and many people don’t know whether it is safe to start normal activities again. There are many tests available, all categorized into three main types, antigen tests, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests, and antibody tests.
PCR and antigen tests are used for diagnostic purposes where they are used to detect active cases of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. PCR tests are the gold standard of testing in the U.S today. Antigen tests are also used for mass testing because of how fast results are determined.
Are you wondering whether you have ever been infected without knowing? Because of how unpredictable the virus is, you might get infected, and you will not be aware because you will not show any symptoms. Some people are also asymptomatic, meaning they don’t show any symptoms at all when they are infected.
What are antibody tests?
Antibody tests are a type of test that helps to know some of the activities of the virus. COVID-19 has a way of hiding in the system of an infected person without showing any signs or symptoms, making it difficult to know whether you have been infected. With an antibody test, it is vital to test at an appropriate time because it determines how accurate the results will be.
Antibodies can usually be identified after a few days of infection. But because you might not show any symptoms, it isn’t easy to know when you are supposed to go for the test. For the test, you need a blood sample, either it is drawn from a vein or from the finger.
How do antibodies work?
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) define antibodies as molecules produced by the immune system to fight off infection. A person infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus usually develops antibodies within a few days and between seven to ten days. So, when you test too soon, you might get a false-negative result.
Even though antibody tests are meant to test if a person was once infected, it at times produces false-negative results when they are conducted too soon or before antibodies are given enough time to develop. Many suggestions have been made by researchers that antibody tests must be used for recovered patients.
When you opt for a COVID-19 antibody test and test positive, it means antibodies have been found in your system. This means that you are somehow protected against the virus, but researchers don’t know how long this immunity will last.
A negative test does not mean you are not infected, especially if you never showed symptoms of the virus. This is because, in some rare cases, the body does not produce antibodies to fight the virus. It might also mean you are infected, and a diagnostic test is needed to confirm whether you are infected or not.
Antibody tests are in two forms: the test for Immunoglobulin M (IgM) antibodies and Immunoglobulin G (IgG) antibodies. IgG antibodies last longer than IgM antibodies. For example, if you were infected two months ago, it is advisable to opt for IgG antibody testing. Determining the results of IgG tests take a long time because there is a need to send the blood samples to a laboratory for them to be analyzed. The only thing that might go wrong with this method is the detection of a similar antibody, which might lead to a false-positive result.
Generally speaking, antibody tests are used by researchers to determine the infection rate of a large population. Specific antibody tests, known as rapid COVID-19 antibody tests have been modified for point-of-care purposes. Meaning they can be used at testing centers, and results will be produced in a few minutes.
Rapid Covid-19 Antibody Test Kits
Because of the continuous spread of Covid-19 around the world, many Covid-19 testing kits have been released into the market. These testing kits are needed for the fight against Covid-19, but it does not mean every testing kit should be trusted. Finding an accurate and reliable testing rapid antibody testing kit can be challenging.
An antibody detection test cassette contains antigens from SARS-CoV-2 combined with gold nanoparticles. The device has two wells (one for specimen and one buffer) and a control region on the upper end. Two types of antibodies are of great importance in diagnostic tests for COVID-19 antibodies: Immunoglobulin M (IgM) and Immunoglobulin G (IgG).
The importance of the gold nanoparticles in the detection test cassette is to create a colored line in the control region. Antigens targeting a specific antibody are located in their respective regions on the nitrocellulose membrane of the test cassette. The IgG and IgM regions are coated with anti-human antibodies for each.
The rapid COVID-19 antibody test kits you will find on the market are designed to detect SARS-CoV-2-specific antibodies. The ones distributed by Rapid Connect Medical are FDA research approved and evaluated and validated by a comprehensive clinical study. This antigen test kit was developed in response to the COVID-19 global pandemic and offers a power tool for health care providers. The immune response produced by a Coronavirus viral infection is what this test measures. The CDC testing standards for laboratories were strictly followed during the clinical trials for our antibody test kit.
This is a serology elisa based test for SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in serum or plasma components of blood. Information on the collection data, total sample size, and validation of lab samples can be found here for review. Interpretations of test results should be confirmed with a lab and a a medical professional should diagnose your infection status not only on the sole basis of your rapid test kit results. This rapidtest should be performed by a licensed medical professional and your infection status determination may require additional tests. With the presence for IgG antibodies people can have immunity for some time. While viruses such as influenza have been a problem in the past, Covid-19 is a serious problem we aim to help eliminate.
Rapid Connect Medical distributes large orders of Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) IgM/IgG rapid test kits to global professional sports league and arenas. Rapid Connect Medical is the leading provider of Covid-19 Antibody test kits in small quantities, 25 test kit packs, as well as bulk orders for large countries, companies, and organizations. If your institute or corporation is in the need of antibody test kits, feel free to email our sales team. The company covers the USA, Canada, South America, and European territories. Therefore, if you are from these areas, Rapid Connect Medical will be able to assist you with availability, pricing, and ordering. Our test kit is considered to be the best product on the market for rapid Covid-19 antibody testing.
Our test kits are FDA EUA (Emergency Use Authorization) Authorized, have the CE Declaration for authorized European Union distribution, and have an authorization for use by the HHS for Pharmacies and Pharmacists. Federal guidance has been issues for Rapid Connect Medical’s COVID-19 Antibody test kit that is 98.20% accurate with results in 2 to 10 minutes. After evaluation by the FDA, our kits are high in sensitivity, specificity, and accuracy. The measure or estimate of infection rate spikes can be determined by the results of the recipients or hospital patients tested. The result of the test show in red lines on the corresponding IgG and IgM areas of the cassette are easy to interpret.
Don’t take a risk using inferior test kits, our Antibody Test kits are tested in a biotechnology laboratory! The development of the technology for this screening standard with confirmed scientific accuracy is unique to Rapid Connect Medical‘s Antibody Test Kit. If you are interested in order a large quantity for commercial, biomedical, biological, science, or pharmaceutical applications and have questions, feel free to book a call with our sales team. In response to the global demand, our manufacturers have the capacity to support your required production needs. Covid-19 testing is also covered by many insurance plans. For our update on insurance coverage from our website, that can be accessed here. Our newest test kit also has data from specimens collected by the Mayo clinic. The healthcare and research sector has been the main developer of testing and diagnostics solutions. The proper diagnosis of coronavirus can help stop the spread.
With the prevalence of COVID-19 these days on a national and global scale, you can trust the accuracy and performance of our test kits. These test kits give you the confidence to visit friends and loved ones. Each box contains easy to follow instructions. Agencies can implement a local regular testing interval to detect a spike of cases. If you have respiratory issues or other symptoms, you should report to your doctor for testing.
Certification and Authorization – COVID-19 antibody test kits from Rapid Connect Medical are safe for use under the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of the FDA (Food and Drug Administration). They also are authorized by The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for Pharmacy or Pharmacist use. The antibody test kits come with a CE Declaration, meaning that they are clear for use in countries that fall under the European Union. This test kit is also CLIA waived for Point of Care Settings.
Storage and Quality – the Coronavirus antibody testing kits from Rapid Connect Medical have a shelf life of 24 months from the date of manufacture.
Ease of Use – the COVID-19 antibody test kits from Rapid Connect Medical are easy to use and you can get your results in two to ten minutes. The antibody test kits are designed for medical professional use and not as an over-the-counter product for home use.
Technology – the rapid serologic COVID-19 antibody test kits from Rapid Connect Medical use lateral flow technology.
We offer fast shipping methods for our antibody test kits at an affordable rate. You can order test kits online at https://rapidconnectmedical.com/
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