• Self-collection of blood for COVID-19 antibody testing may be a reliable and easy alternative

    20 days ago - By News Medical

    Some evidence suggests that IgGs appear at 6-15 days after infection and may persist for months. However, large-scale testing over time is required to understand the immunological response to COVID-19 with greater accuracy. A recent pilot study published on the preprint server medRxiv in September 2020 reports the use of self-collected capillary blood for serology, with highly promising results.
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  • N.Y. Docs Must Collect School Info When Testing for COVID

    N.Y. Docs Must Collect School Info When Testing for COVID

    20 days ago - By MedPageToday

    Clinicians in New York who perform COVID-19 testing are now required to report information about patients' school attendance, according to a Sept. 21 letter from state health commissioner Howard Zucker, MD, JD.
    A new Executive...
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