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October 13, 2021

What does a negative Covid19 antigen test result mean in asymptomatic persons?

With the many COVID-19 variants circling the globe today, many individuals flock to testing sites to be tested. Over 3 million COVID-19 tests were taken in the United

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October 5, 2021

Can COVID-19 Antigen Tests Be False Positive?

A COVID-19 antigen test, also known as a rapid test, can be false positive. In fact, the rapid test false positive rate is one of the reasons many

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September 28, 2021

COVID-19 Antigen Testing for Asymptomatic and Symptomatic People

Despite significant and positive progress, the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over. Therefore, implementing and distributing accurate and timely testing remains imperative when it comes to stopping the

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September 21, 2021

What Are Covid19 Antigen Tests?

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve all had to learn a lot of new vocabulary and terms. Antigen tests are one of the tools that healthcare

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September 16, 2021

COVID-19 Antigen Testing for Asymptomatic and Symptomatic People

Despite significant and positive progress, the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over. Therefore, implementing and distributing accurate and timely testing remains imperative when it comes to stopping the

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September 14, 2021

How accurate is an antigen test?

As of March 7, 2021 over 3 million COVID-19 tests were taken in the United States alone, and that number is likely even higher today. With the virus’s

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September 9, 2021

How Long Does it Take to Get Results for COVID19 Antigen Tests?

You’ve probably heard a lot about COVID-19 testing since the start of 2020, including the fact that there are two different kinds of diagnostic tests to determine if

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September 7, 2021

Covid-19 Antigen Tests

Over a year into the Covid-19 pandemic, we’ve learned a lot—and we continue to learn more about this unique virus and how it spreads. Among other points, we’ve

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September 1, 2021

COVID Variants

For well over the past year, our lives have been disrupted. It’s been a scary time, and a time of adjustment. It’s also been a time of learning,

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August 24, 2021

How Is the New Mutation of Covid19 Different From the Original Strain?

While Americans spent several months cautiously optimistic that the worst of the pandemic had passed, a new strain of coronavirus has emerged, causing experts to re-assess where we

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August 19, 2021

Is There Another Variant of COVID?

The Delta variant of COVID-19 is currently making North American headlines as it drives a spike in cases. But in the realm of COVID variants, Delta is actually

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August 17, 2021

Are Covid Symptoms Different With Delta?

The Delta variant of COVID-19 has driven a new wave of infections, causing 80-87% of all cases in the United States in the last two weeks of July

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August 12, 2021

What Does the CDC Say about the Delta Variant?

Viruses are constantly changing through mutation, which leads to new variants of viruses appearing. While some variants persist and spread, others mutate and dissipate rather quickly. In the

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August 10, 2021

What’s Different About the Delta Variant?

Health officials around the world are adjusting their plans for combating the coronavirus pandemic in light of the more infectious Delta variant, including concerns that even vaccinated people

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July 26, 2021

What are the Types of COVID-19 Tests?

Testing for COVID19 is extremely important for fighting the spread of the virus. Whereas we typically attribute fighting COVID with vaccines, much of the work globally is done

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July 26, 2021

Are There Any At-Home Tests for COVID?

As COVID cases decline, mask mandates end, and the vaccine becomes more widely available beyond at-risk groups, COVID-19 testing gets less attention as a critical health tool. But

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July 26, 2021

Is there a Diagnostic Test for COVID?

Though people across the world are receiving vaccines to prevent infection of the coronavirus, different types of COVID tests remain a critical, necessary part of the COVID narrative.

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July 26, 2021

What is the Difference Between the Types of Tests Available for COVID-19?

Testing for COVID-19 remains one of the most important strategies for preventing outbreaks and the spread of such a pervasive, volatile virus. It’s how we identify those who

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July 26, 2021

What Is the Most Accurate Test for COVID-19?

Accessible, accurate COVID-19 testing remains one of the most important tools for reducing the spread of the virus and learning more about potential variants. While multiple types of

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July 26, 2021

What is the difference between pcr nasal swab and covid19 antigen test?

During a pandemic, the most crucial component to understanding and controlling the spread of a virus is by having accessible, accurate testing. For COVID-19, there are two common

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July 26, 2021

What is the PCR COVID test?

Access to effective testing has become an integral part of isolating and limiting the spread of COVID-19. Many people have already taken COVID-19 PCR tests, whether it was

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July 26, 2021

How Accurate Are COVID-19 PCR Tests?

Testing for COVID-19 has changed a lot within a relatively short amount of time. You might recall a time when testing required long waits in your vehicle, several

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July 26, 2021

How is the COVID19 Rapid Test PCR Done?

Rapid COVID tests have been crucial for providing quick, affordable testing to be implemented on a large scale. Before rapid tests were available, testing required long waits both

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July 26, 2021

How long after infection can I get a COVID-19 antibody test?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the term ‘antibodies’ became a little more common, but what does it mean, exactly? The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) describes antibodies as

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July 26, 2021

Are COVID-19 Antibody Blood Tests Considered Accurate?

Accurate information surrounding COVID-19 testing builds trust with the public so they understand how and why certain tests are being conducted—whether those are rapid tests conducted at home

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July 26, 2021

Can I Go to Work If I Received a Positive COVID19 Antibody Test Result?

There’s been a lot of speculation about what a positive antibody test might mean for COVID-19 and those who may have been previously infected. Does the presence of

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July 26, 2021

Can you have COVID-19 and still test negative for an antibody test?

COVID-19 antibody tests look for proteins in your body that your immune system has produced to fight an infection from SARS-CoV-2, or COVID-19. If you receive a negative

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July 26, 2021

What is the COVID-19 Antibody Test For?

The COVID-19 antibody test identifies y-shaped proteins that target invading molecules when someone is infected with coronavirus, effectively neutralizing them. So when these antibodies are present in our

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July 26, 2021

Are there any blood tests for COVID-19?

The blood test for COVID-19, also known as a serology test, looks for the presence of antibodies in the blood but cannot diagnose an active infection. As COVID-19

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July 26, 2021

Are COVID-19 antibody blood tests considered accurate?

If you’ve taken a blood antibody test for SARS-CoV-2, then you may be wondering how to interpret your COVID-19 antibody test results. The COVID-19 antibody blood test, also

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July 26, 2021

How many days do antibodies remain in the blood for COVID-19?

You woke up one day unable to smell the cinnamon rolls baking, and realized that something was wrong. You’ve done your COVID-19 testing, found out that you were

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July 26, 2021

How Long After Exposure to Test Positive for Covid?

After any exposure to COVID-19, concern about whether or not you will fall ill and develop symptoms is going to be front of mind. Along with this is

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July 26, 2021

How soon after exposure to Covid are you contagious?

“I have Covid” - a dreaded text message or phone call that no one wants to receive, and one that starts you down the path of trying to

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July 26, 2021

Will I be contacted if I have been exposed to COVID19?

Millions of people have been involved in contact tracing within the last year. But for those who are unsure of the term, contact tracing is the process of

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July 26, 2021

When Should You Get Tested After Exposure to Someone With Covid19?

Getting tested after exposure to COVID-19 is a decision that can be inspired by both emotions and logic. On the one hand, anxiety and concern about potentially having

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July 26, 2021

How Long After Exposure to COVID Should I Get Tested?

If you have experienced exposure to COVID-19, you’re probably wondering “when should I get tested for COVID after exposure?” It is recommended you wait between five-seven days to

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July 16, 2021

Exposure to COVID-19

Finding out you’ve been exposed to COVID-19 inspires questions and fears for many people. When it comes to COVID-19 testing, you might be thinking:              “Do I still

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July 16, 2021

COVID-19 Antibody Test

COVID-19 antibody tests have the potential to play a critical role in helping our communities move forward. As the COVID-19 pandemic has unfolded, interest has grown in antibody

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July 16, 2021

Blood Test For COVID-19

The 2020 pandemic has led to many questions around COVID-19 and a lot of new vocabulary for many people. Questions often pop up, like: Can you test for

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July 16, 2021

Types of COVID Tests

Whether it’s your first COVID-19 test or just your most recent, every person wants to know about the types of COVID-19 testing available, which test they should get,

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July 16, 2021

COVID-19 PCR Tests

Over the past year, COVID-19 testing has become synonymous with discussions surrounding the virus. As cities and states begin to loosen restrictions around social distancing, it may be

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July 15, 2021

COVID-19 Testing

As we settle into our new normal, many people may think that COVID-19 testing may soon fall out of use. However, regardless of changing local regulations or mask