Covid Antibody testing

Screen all people who visit hospital, GPS, pharmacies etc for any non covid related reasons for covid IgG antibodies in blood. The testing must be done using properly verified test kits and carried out by properly qualified HCPC registered Biomedical Scientists in accredited laboratories.

Why the contribution is important

This will give data to understand the prevalence of past infection and immunity in the community and inform easing lockdown measures and their likely consequence. Correct, valid results are vital.

by Gardengazer on May 11, 2020 at 09:02PM

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  • Posted by Kgal May 11, 2020 at 21:13

    Agree. Please also provide detail on whether Scotland will be doing something similar to the ONS Infection Survey Pilot which has just been published in relation to England.
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