Healgen COVID-19 IGG/IgM Rapid (AntiBODY Test KIT (BOX OF 25 TESTS)
The Healgen COVID-19 IgG/IgM (Whole Blood/Serum/Plasma) Rapid Antibody Test is designed for the quick detection of COVID-19 antibodies. Antibodies can be detected in samples 1 to 3 weeks after a COVID-19 infection. This test is intended to screen for SARS-CoV-2 antibodies. It is not for detecting active cases of COVID-19. If you want to test for active infections, use a Healgen Antigen Test.
The rapid COVID-19 antibody test helps people identify whether they’ve had COVID-19 in the past.
Each kit contains everything needed to carry out the test.
No additional equipment required and each kit contains clear instructions.
Results available in 15 minutes.
Coronaviruses are enveloped RNA viruses that are common among humans and other mammals. They cause respiratory diseases like COVID-19, typically resulting in mild common cold symptoms. In older, vulnerable, or immunocompromised people, they can cause serious illnesses and even death.
Currently, there is a general circulation of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that has led to the ongoing worldwide coronavirus pandemic. COVID-19 is particularly problematic because the majority of those infected do not display any symptoms, meaning that they unknowingly spread the virus around. In addition, SARS-CoV-2 spreads much more rapidly than other coronaviruses, more people become ill more quickly.
Current epidemiological research suggests that COVID-19’s incubation period is 1 to 14 days, with most infections taking hold within 3 to 7 days. The main symptoms of the disease include a new or continuous dry cough, a loss of taste or smell, fatigue, and a temperature or fever.
After a person has had COVID-19, their blood will contain antibodies. These are immune system cells that are specific to and “remember” COVID-19 antigens, so that if the virus re-enters the body, it can quickly be fought off by these antibodies before the person comes ill with an active infection.
The Healgen COVID-19 Antibody Test is an in vitro test for the detection of monoclonal SARS-CoV-2 nucleocapsid protein antibodies in whole blood samples after drops from a sample have been added to the virtual transport media from individuals who suspect they may have had a previous case of COVID-19. The rapid COVID-19 antibody test is intended to quickly indicate whether a patient has had a previous COVID-19 infection. It is not for identifying active infections and should not be used to carry out a test on somebody who has COVID-19 symptoms.
At the moment, the scope for antibody test results is limited, and testing via the NHS is only available to healthcare workers. However, antibody tests and results may become important for evidencing immunity in line with government guidance when restrictions are eased and industries such as travel & tourism begin to re-open.
It is important to keep following government guidance, including adhering to restrictions, following social distancing, and wearing masks even if you have a positive antibody test.
STORAGE: The kit can be stored at room temperature. It can also be refrigerated between 2-30 degrees Celsius. The kit must remain in its sealed pouch until it is used. The test must not be frozen and it must not be used beyond the expiration date printed on the sealed pouch.
TERMS: All persons intending to use the Healgen COVID-19 Antigen Test must rely on their own knowledge and judgment in doing so. The testing kit is designed for use by healthcare professionals only, however, the test has been approved for domestic use by non-healthcare professionals since December 23rd. The buyer is responsible for complying with applicable regulations governing the test and shall use it in accordance with applicable laws, including health and safety regulations, and in accordance with the instructions. HandStations (Hillside Commerce Ltd) will not be responsible for any incorrect use and expressly disclaims any liability from the use of the product, failure to follow instructions, or reliance on test results.