Tag: serology

FDA OKs First Point-of-Care Antibody Test for COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first...

Sero-survey conducted in August finds no antibodies in 30% of recovered COVID-19 patients

A sero-prevalance survey conducted in the first week of August in Delhi has found that 79 of the 257 people who recovered from COVID-19 did...

Lessons for Patients With MS and COVID-19

Two important lessons about managing patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and COVID-19 have emerged from a hospital clinic in Madrid that managed COVID-infected patients with...

‘Sweet Spot’ for Antibody Tests is 3 to 4 Weeks Postexposure

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) is recommending against testing...

Are COVID-19 Antibody Results Overly Optimistic?

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 18, 2020 — Medscape has asked top experts to weigh in on the most pressing...

Can We Measure COVID-19 Seroprevalence With a Flawed Ruler?

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 07, 2020 — You’re asked to measure a lamppost’s height with an inaccurate ruler. If...

Good Serosurveys Are Needed. Not All Are Good

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 05, 2020 — Medscape has asked top experts to weigh in on the most pressing...

Why We Can’t Test Our Way Out of This

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 06, 2020 — At the moment, society is locked down in an attempt to reduce...

The Takeaways From Seroprevalence Surveys

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 04, 2020 — Medscape has asked top experts to weigh in on the most pressing...

FDA Tightens Requirements for COVID-19 Antibody Tests

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is tightening requirements for companies...