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Is there a rapid test for active Covid (not antibody)

Old 05-31-2020, 08:51 AM
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Default Is there a rapid test for active Covid (not antibody)

So I called a provider this morning and they told me the only rapid test is for antibodies.

I had heard differently so figured I'd ask the tht brain trust.

Anyone with expertise here?
Old 06-01-2020, 08:23 AM
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Cephied has a good rapid PCR test. Run at many hospitals
Old 06-01-2020, 08:28 AM
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they are certainly available as my wife sold one as an independent rep for a short while. Did both antibody and infection test.
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They re out there, whether they are accurate or not is another matter.
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As or more accurate than influenza tests depending on what stat you want to believe.

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