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Rapid COVID-19 antibody detection kit available for use in the U.S.

A rapid COVID-19 antibody detection kit that can show if a person has been previously infected with SARS-CoV-2 the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, is now available for use in the U.S.

Menarini Silicon Biosystems has signed a non-exclusive distribution agreement to sell the detection kit.

The COVID-19 IgG/IgM Rapid Test Cassette®, manufactured by Healgen Scientific, LLC, is available for use in the U.S. under the Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) emergency access mechanism known as an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA), according to a webpage from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

For more information about using antibody tests for COVID-19, visit: https://bit.ly/2Cgjnl8.