Dubai (Gulf Inside) Thumbay Labs – UAE’s leading private diagnostic referral laboratory network allows you to get your covid-19 antibody tested for just 200 dirhams and get results in just three hours.
It is approved by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) and is open to everyone near the stadium metro station in Al-Qassis, Dubai.
The test is performed on a fully automated and highly sophisticated system using the electrochemical immunosuppression (ECLIA) method, which uses plastic, or serum samples.
This helps to determine the status of the infection in people who have no symptoms. This test determines the prevalence of infection in high-risk people, such as healthcare, retail, essential services, schools, companies, law enforcement, such as labor camps, ship, taxi and bus drivers, security guards. Sectors, Meat Factories, Oil Fields. Offshore workers, etc. In these cases, it will not only determine the previous status of the infection but can also be used to give them infection clearance and allow them to return to work.
Dr. Nasir Pervez, Director, Thumbay Labs, said: “According to the WHO, 80% of the infections in Cove 19 are mild or asymptomatic. Therefore, antibody tests will be useful in determining whether a person knows The infection may develop within one to three weeks after infection, and its presence may indicate a reduction in infectious disease and some protection against the spread of the infection. Late-onset cases can be invaluable. Patients who have recovered from a Covid-19 infection may have this test to determine their eligibility if they wish to donate plasma to treat Covid-19 patients.
Link : Thumbay Lab official web
Confirming that Thumbay Labs can perform 4,000 Covid-19 antibody tests daily, Dr. Pervez also said that it is important to understand that antibody tests can be used to determine this. Whether a person will be able to use the Covid-19 vaccine after recovering in the future.
Antibody testing is also an important public health application as it will play an important role in the study of epidemics of the spread of diseases in society which will help in accurately estimating the mortality rate of cases, and determining it. Will determine the risk of infection during contact identification.
Antibody test will be helpful if you are traveling to a country where there is a specific outbreak or a second wave of Covid 19 epidemic. As the epidemic re-emerges in the UAE and around the world in general, especially in business, sports and education, it will help organizations reduce the risks if they seek collective exemption of manpower / students. Evaluate and act accordingly.
Knowing that you already have antibodies against Covid-19 can help bring peace of mind to those who work with you.
How to get tested.
Anyone wishing to undergo the Covid-19 antibody test can come to the clinic from 9am to 6pm or make an appointment by calling Thambe Hospital Dubai on 04603 05555 or 0566806455 (WhatsApp). An ID or passport is required for antibody testing. Thumbay Labs offers home collection as well as large-scale sample collection services for coveted-19 antibody tests.
What is an antibody test and how is it used?
Antibody tests, also called serological tests, detect antibodies in the blood when the body is responding to or has responded to a specific infection, such as covid. Antibody tests detect the virus itself, rather than detecting the body’s immune response to a virus infection.
Antibody tests can be used to determine if a person has had a specific pathogen, and can also be used to estimate the proportion of such people in a population. Who face the pathogen.
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The Covid-19 antibody test helps identify people who have developed antibodies against SARS-Co-2 – the virus that causes Covid-19. The results can also help determine who may be eligible to donate a plasma that can be used to treat 19 patients.
According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and recent studies, antibodies produced after infection may provide protection against nephropathy, and Covid 19 may be the second infectious disease. Can be helpful in case of 2nd wave.