Coronavirus Testing FAQs
Why Does the Coronavirus Test Cost Money?
Unfortunately, the NHS is unable to commercially operate a service where they are able to test everybody who would benefit from the knowledge of if they have been infected or not. The NHS are able to conduct some tests and they will deploy these in a manner that they see as most effective.
How Accurate is the Coronavirus Antibodies Test?
The sensitivity of the antibody IgG test is 100% and the specificity is 97.5%.
What Does Sensitivity Mean?
This is the measurment of the possibility of a false negative result. As the IgG antibody test has a sensitivity of 100%, anyone who takes this test 14 days following the onset of symptoms will not be given a negative result.
What Does Specificity Mean?
This is the measurment of the possibility of a false positive result. As the IgG antibody test has a specificity of 97.5%, if 1000 people took the test who were not infected with coronavirus only 25 test results would be have been reported as the member has the disease when actually they didn't.
Is the Antibody IgG Test Officially Accredited?
Yes, the test is both CE and FDA approved. Millions of these tests are being shipped to laboratories all across Europe to be used in the frontline to track the spread of Covid-19.
Does a Positive Test Mean I Am Immune?
The million dollar question!
All of our tests are carried out to the highest standards in an NHS accredited laboratory
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