About the Covid 19 Antibody Test
This test is a simple to ‘do at home’ finger prick blood test which can tell whether you have been previously infected with Covid 19.
- Sample collection kit delivered to your home
- Send kit back to lab the from any Royal Mail postbox with tracked postage included with your kit.
- Results available in 2-3 days*
- Samples analysed in UK accredited laboratory
- Processed in the same lab used by leading NHS hospitals
- Easy self-collection ‘finger prick’ blood sample
Who is this test for?
If you experienced symptoms which you think were caused by COVID-19 but want to make sure?
You had a positive PCR (swab) test for COVID-19 and would like to know whether you have developed antibodies?
You haven’t had any symptoms of covid 19 but you are aware that you can have covid 19 and not had any symptoms (asymptomatic) and you would like to know if you have had Covid 19.
What is being measured
IgG and IgM antibodies to Covid 19- the Roche Tcov test
Type of specimen required for the test?
A single skin prick easy to do at home blood test.
When to take the Covid 19 antibody test?
Take this test at least 14 days after you developed symptoms, or 21 days after you were at risk of coronavirus infection.
When not to take the Covid 19 Antibody test?
Please do not take this test if you have symptoms of COVID-19 or want to diagnose a current infection. If you suspect you currently have covid 19 please call 111 for guidance of what to do and discuss options about swab testing.
Returning your sample.
The kit comes with a pre paid royal mail tracked postage paid label – You just need to collect the sample, fill in the your details on the form and pop the envelope in any royal mail post box.
How long does it take to get my results?
All about the validity of this test.
After waiting some months for this accredited test we are pleased to be able to offer this government approved Covid 19 antibody test to the general public.
Our Coronavirus Antibody Blood Test is manufactured by a leading global laboratory test manufacturer and your sample will be analysed at a UKAS-accredited laboratory in the UK.
We have chosen the Roche test which is CE marked and approved by Public Health England (PHE). There are several commercial SARS-CoV-2 ( Covid 19) antibody assays available worldwide, a limited number of these have been evaluated by Public Health England (PHE) as being suitable for detecting the production of COVID-19 antibodies.