COVID-19 Antibody Tests

EDP Biotech Corporation is a local small business whose mission is to develop and commercialize cost-effective blood tests to detect disease early.  In response to COVID-19 we have converted our facilties to develop and provide testing options for individuals, families and organizations.

 

EDP BIOTECH COVID-19 TESTS

Covid 19 Antibody Blood Test

The focus of the COVID-19 IgG Antibody tests are to help determine if you may have been exposed and potentially have some protection to the virus that causes COVID-19.  Test up to 4 weeks after an infection.  

Covid 19 Active Disease Nasal Swab Test

The COVID-19 Active Disease Test or Molecular LDT COVID-19 Authorized Test is designed, for use in a laboratory, to detect the virus that causes COVID-19 in respiratory specimens, for example nasal or oral swabs.

How to get a test

Select an option:

Covid 19 Antibody Blood Test

The COVID-19 Antibody test offered at EDP Biotech can detect whether you have antibodies that can help fight the SARS-CoV-2 (Coronavirus) which is responsible for the disease COVID-19.

This COVID-19 Antibody test is accurate, quick, easy, and can be processed within 2 days of sample receipt at the lab. For improved accuracy this test uses multiplexing technology, making it essentially two antibody tests in one

This test is manufactured in the USA by EDP’s trusted partner Quansys Biosciences and is pending FDA EUA authorization.

WHEN SHOULD I GET TESTED?

Before going back to work or school – Determining if you have antibodies can give peace of mind to individual workers and classmates.

Up to 4 weeks after returning to work or school – IgG tests can show positive results for up to four (4) weeks after an infection. Possible immunity to the virus can still exist.

Every two to four (2-4) weeks thereafter – Testing the same patients every two weeks produces data to help scientists determine how long antibodies last in patients.

Why should I get this test

Asymptomatic Spread – To learn if you have had the virus without the known signs or symptoms.

Potential Immunity – Getting a COVID-19 antibody test data allows the FDA, CDC, and Health Departments to make informed decisions on how to protect our community, nation, and the entire world. Your personal information is never shared. EDP Biotech reports testing numbers as required by the Tennessee Department of Health.

EDP Biotech is a CLIA Laboratory (CLIA#: 44D2184836)

 

Covid 19 Active Disease Nasal Swab Test

The COVID-19 Active Disease Test or Molecular LDT COVID-19 Authorized Test  is designed, for use in a laboratory, to detect the virus that causes COVID-19 in respiratory specimens, for example nasal or oral swabs.

WHEN SHOULD I GET TESTED?

Before going back to work or school – Companies may require testing before returning to work.

Prior to personal or business travel – Airlines and countries now require COVID-19 Testing.

If you suspect exposure – If you have been in a situation or been informed of a COVID-19 carrier you should get tested to ensure you don’t pass the virus to others.

If you develop symptoms – Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19: Fever or chills, Cough, Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, Fatigue, Muscle or body aches, Headache, New loss of taste or smell, Sore throat, Congestion or runny nose, Nausea or vomiting or Diarrhea.

Why should I get this test

Stay Healthy – The results, along with other information, can help your healthcare provider make informed recommendations about your care.

Limit the Spread –  The results of this test may help limit the spread of COVID-19 to your family and others in your community.