Category: COVID-19

COVID-19 Antibody Test Update

COVID-19 Antibody Test Update

We are pleased to say that the MHRA national review of capillary blood sampling for COVID-19 is now complete. The outcome for all NHS, Public and Private laboratories is that with effect from 15th June all sampling of capillary blood for COVID-19 antibodies, whether by healthcare professional or patient, must be collected from a CE […]

COVID-19 IgG Antibody Tests Update

COVID-19 IgG Antibody Tests Update

The MHRA has asked laboratories to “pause” their testing of self-collected finger prick samples for antibodies against COVID-19. This is not about the reliability of tests but because they want to ensure that patients are given the correct medical support when they have these tests done and that the correct processes have been followed. There […]