For qualitative detection of SARS-CoV-2 total antibodies (including IgG and IgM) to indicate recent or prior infection.
Please see https://www.pathology.med.umich.edu/covid-19-resources for additional information regarding COVID antibody and other COVID testing.
< 1.0 index = Negative for antibody
=/> 1.0 index = Positive for antibody
Measurement units = Index value (signal to cutoff ratio)
SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) Total Antibodies, Qualitative by CIA test is for in-vitro diagnostic use under an FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA). In compliance with this authorization, please review the Antibody Fact Sheet for Health Care Provider for more information.
Collect specimen in SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot, and transport at refrigerated temperature.
Frozen - 30 days
Do not freeze whole blood or any samples stored in a primary tube
Do not use heat inactivated samples