Antibody Test Listings
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The antibody test does not detect the virus itself, but the body’s immune response to infection with SARS-CoV-2. Antibodies are produced by the immune system only days later after infection, so a corona antibody test is not suitable for detecting an acute infection. This type of test is usually used to determine whether the patient has already (unnoticed) contracted an infection.
(undetected) infection with SARS-CoV-2. For the antibody test, a small blood sample is taken and analysed. These tests are available as laboratory and rapid tests and are often used in epidemiological research on herd immunity. Whether the presence of antibodies in the blood protects the respective person from a new infection with COVID-19 (immunity) has not yet been scientifically proven. Even if the antibody test is positive, the AHA rules (keep your distance, observe hygiene and wear an everyday mask – covering your mouth and nose) should still be followed.