The United States ignominiously botched testing for #COVID19. For Act II, will we try again by having no serology test plan? by w/
The new coronavirus tests, which rely on blood, not a nasal or throat swab, could help pinpoint people who’ve recovered from undetected cases of #Covid19 and might be immune. 
Our #researchers are using antibodies from the blood of recovered #COVID19 patients to treat #coronavirus patients
The CDC over the weekend outlined its plans for three related sero-surveys, which could show how widely #COVID19 has spread in the US Background on these serological/antibody tests
Scientists are starting to roll out new blood tests for the coronavirus that, unlike current diagnostic tests, will help pinpoint people who are immune— and could signal who could be prioritized to return to work. From
The next frontier in coronavirus testing: Identifying the full scope of the pandemic, not just individual infections
Testing to diagnose #covid19 in the US has not gone well. But other, blood-based tests are rolling out that can identify people who recovered from an infection, and reveal the full scope of the pandemic via
Yes!! A new coronavirus test, which rely on blood, not a nasal or throat swab, could help pinpoint people who’ve recovered from undetected cases of Covid19 and might be immune.
The next frontier in #COVID19 #SARSCoV2 coronavirus testing: Identifying the full scope of the #pandemic, not just individual infections. #Pathologists will need to bring up additional #CLIA regulated tests for #physicians.
"It’s the difference between catching an invader red-handed versus going back to the crime scene & dusting for prints." — 's smart piece about the blood testing aiming to find people who were infected but never diagnosed with #Covid19.
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The full scope of #COVID19 pandemic won’t be known until blood tests are developed and widely used. explains why tracking antibodies to #coronavirus is so important for patients and everyone else.
The next frontier in coronavirus testing: Identifying the outbreak's full scope
"At a community level, if a serosurvey points to more people being immune than realized, that could signal that future waves of coronavirus cases might be less intense than some forecasts anticipate"--situational awareness via serological testing
The next frontier in coronavirus testing: Identifying the full scope of the pandemic, not just individual infections
good piece on antibody testing I hope people developing the tests are focusing on finger prick samples - samples that don't require the use of trained health personnel w/PPE for their collection. That would make a big difference.
The next frontier in #coronavirus testing: Identifying the full scope of the #pandemic with serology testing, by via #COVID19
The next frontier in coronavirus testing: Identifying the outbreak's full scope via serology testing | Stat News
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"It’s the difference between catching an invader red-handed versus going back to the crime scene and dusting for prints," writes , about PCR vs. serological testing.👇
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#COVID19 serology- essential for understanding risk, who to vaccinate, and produce convalescent serum for therapeutic use. The next frontier in coronavirus testing: Identifying the full scope of the pandemic, not just... via