COVID-19 Antibody Test New

Description

  • This test will detect the presence or absence of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 virus in your test sample
  • Sample type – Whole blood/Dried Blood Spot (DBS)
  • Safe and hygienic home collection by trained staff.
  • Fast, accurate and reliable results.
  • Test performed in our ICMR approved and NABL accredited, state-of-the-art BSL-2 laboratory; ICMR Registration No. – LILALIHPLD

You can call us on +91-88600-20720 or +91-11-45500-126/127 to book a test.

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Only customers holding Indian debit or credit cards may place their order through this portal. International customers are requested to write to us at info@lipomic.com so that we may assist them in placing the order.

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    Frequently Asked Question

    Coronaviruses are a family of enveloped, RNA viruses which got the name “corona”because of the crown like spikes on their outer surface. Coronaviruses are pathogens for many animal species and humans. The human coronaviruses were first identified in the 1960s. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and COVID-19 are disease outbreaks caused by different type of coronaviruses.

    SARS-CoV-2 stands for “severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2” and is a part of the coronavirus family. SARS- CoV-2 is the virus responsible for a world-wide pandemic that emerged in China in December, 2019.

    This test will analyze whether you have been exposed to SARS-CoV-2 virus by checking the levels of IgG antibodies.
    The body’s immune system produces proteins called antibodies which act as warriors and bind to the infectious agent such as bacteria, virus etc., called an antigen. In case of recent exposure, your immune system would have mounted a response and produced these antibodies. Once the antibodies bind to the antigens, they trigger further chemical reactions in the body to neutralize the antigens. Immunoglobulin M (IgM) and Immunoglobulin G (IgG) are two classes of these antibodies. CoVID-19 specific IgM antibodies can be reliably detected up to two weeks after onset of symptoms, after their levels start to decrease after that. IgG, on the other hand are formed after about 10-14 days and remain detectable for a much longer duration. There is substantial evidence that presence of COVID-19 specific IgM&IgG provides short-term (3-6 months) immunity to reinfection, atleast for majority of the population.

    If you have been infected, symptoms may appear within two weeks of exposure, or you may remain asymptomatic and continue to pass on the infection to others. Majority of the people display only mild to moderate symptoms and respiratory distress and do not need hospitalization.

    For most accurate results, IgG antibody testing is recommended after10-14 days of symptom onset to allow for the development of antibodies. You can also get yourself tested if you were potentially exposed to COVID-19 but did not develop symptoms.
    It is also a good tool to identify donor candidates for convalescent plasma therapy.

    Nasal and throat swab will be collected for this test. The sample will be collected from your home by an expert sample collection agent following all precautions and wearing PPE kits.

    You may fill the form for booking a test at the bottom of this webpage and we will get back to you shortly. You can also call us on +91-88600-20720 or +91-11-45500-126/127.

    Lipomic has the utmost regard for your privacy and no one nor any other private entity, apart from you will have access to your reports. We ensure this by generating a unique barcode and a security code for every sample. However, we will report your results with the defined government bodies, as mandated by the ICMR, Union and State Health Ministries.

    You will be notified on your registered mobile number or email-id when your when your results are ready. The notification will include your unique sample barcode and security code. You can then access your report on www.lipomic.com

    We will strive to analyse your samples at the earliest possible, latest within 48 hours of your sample reaching the lab.

    The test report will mention you test status. However, you are advised to consult your doctor with the report for the final interpretation.

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