Health City to begin testing for COVID-19 ‘immunity’

Health City to begin testing for COVID-19 ‘immunity’

Cayman Compass | By James Whittaker – June 1, 2020

A highly accurate COVID-19 antibody test could soon be used to determine the prevalence of the virus in the Cayman Islands.

Health City has a Roche analyser machine, which is approved by Public Health England, and the hospital hopes to begin a testing programme within the next week.

The tests detect if virus-fighting antibodies are present in the blood – a sign that a person has had COVID-19, recovered and developed a degree of immunity.

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