The COVID-19 Antibody Test (serologic test) can detect if you have been infected with and recovered from the coronavirus. The test measures the presence of IgG antibodies in your body. These antibodies indicate that your immune system has fought off a previous COVID-19 infection and may offer some protection from future infections. You can easily get the COVID-19 Antibody Test in Scottsdale Arizona at Vitality Internal Medicine.
Who should get the Antibody Test for COVID-19 in Scottsdale, AZ?
Vitality Internal Medicine of Scottsdale can test anyone who has recovered from or thinks they may have had COVID-19. Even if you haven’t tested positive for the COVID-19 diagnostic test. It is even available for anyone who wants to know if they had the coronavirus, but may not have experienced symptoms.
If you have been sick, you should wait at least 10-14 days after the onset of symptoms to be tested. This ensures that the IgG antibodies have had time to develop in your system.
How is the COVID-19 Antibody Test done?
A quick and simple blood sample will be collected during your appointment at Vitality Internal Medicine at 13840 N Northsight Blvd #121. You will receive your results within 3-5 days.
How much does the COVID-19 Antibody Test cost?
At Vitality Internal Medicine N Northsight Blvd, the COVID-19 Antibody Test is covered 100% by most insurances.
Can I still get the Antibody Test for COVID-19 if I do not have insurance?
Please contact us for more information
What does a positive COVID-19 Antibody Test mean?
A positive result on your COVID-19 Antibody Test means that you likely were infected with SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 in the past. If you are not experiencing any symptoms, you can go about your normal activities even if you receive a positive result. This includes going to work.
Why is getting the COVID-19 Antibody Test important?
In addition to giving you peace of mind, COVID-19 Antibody Test results can help determine the number of people who have been infected with COVID-19. This information can help health officials to better understand the virus and its impact on the Scottsdale community.
If you have a positive result, you can elect to participate in an experimental treatment option called “convalescent plasma” and help COVID-19 patients suffering from severe symptoms. If you are fully recovered and not experiencing any symptoms, you could donate your blood plasma at a local blood donation center.
If you are looking for a COVID-19 Antibody Testing location near you, visit us at Vitality Internal Medicine located at 13840 N Northsight Blvd #121, Scottsdale, AZ 85260.