COVID TESTING

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PCR Tests (through Present)
Nasal Swab test.
Tests for active COVID

At Home Covid -19 Test Kits
Available for sale at pharmacies, covered by some insurances, provided for free from some governments.

Rapid antigen at-home tests, not PCRSome refer to these as self tests,  or Over the Counter Tests. (OTC).  Results in 30 minutes.  No lab required.

COVID ANTIBODY TESTS (2020 Through Present)
SARS COVID 2 AB (IGG) SPIKE, SEMI QUANTITATIVE (Lab Blood Test)
Tests for for antibodies of a past case or vaccination response.  Test result accuracy is still a question.In the USA these are covered by most insurance.  Is about a $75 out of packet test if self ordered at a lab (Quest).

COVID T-CELL TESTING
Research level speculation 4th quarter 2021Possibly available in a research environment?  Can’t find anything locally available through a Hematologist. or anything standard Medical Insurance covers.

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