By Dr. Wesley Davis
DNP, ENP-C, FNP-C, AGACNP-BC, CEN 

Dear NP

 

March 4, 2021



Dear NP,

Can you talk about the COVID-19 antibody test? Specifically, who should get the test, what does it mean if I have a positive or negative test, and how long do antibodies last?

Dear Reader,

Now that the COVID-19 pandemic shows signs of resolution, at least locally, COVID-19 antibody bloods tests are becoming more readily available. When it comes to COVID-19 testing, you’ll find two main options: diagnostic tests and antibody tests.

A diagnostic test will show if you have an active COVID-19 infection and help determine if quarantining from others is necessary. Antibody testing can...



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