Antibody Testing for COVID-19 at New Jersey Sports Medicine

Antibody testing for COVID-19 in New Jersey is readily available
to everyone.

New Jersey Serology antibody testing for COVID-19 is available at New
Jersey Sports Medicine using LabCorp or Quest Diagnostics.

The COVID-19 serology antibody test in New Jersey is ONLY FOR
PEOPLE WHO ARE WELL AND ASYMPTOMATIC and have been so
for the 30 days prior to their appointment.

New Jersey antibody testing for COVID-19 is not intended as a diagnostic
test for patients who are exhibiting symptoms consistent with COVID-19.
It may be used in instances when an individual thinks they might have had
COVID-19 in the past.

Serology antibody testing for COVID-19 at New Jersey Sports Medicine is
not being performed for those who have been recently hospitalized, those
who live in long term care facility centers, those who traveled to an
epicenter of COVID, or for those who have had flu like symptoms or
direct contact with a known COVID infected patient in the 30 days prior
to their visit for testing.

Dr. Silberman is a health care provider with LabCorp and Quest.  
LabCorp and Quest New Jersey serology antibody tests for COVID-19
use serum in blood samples taken via a simple venipuncture in the office
at Jersey Sports Medicine which are then sent to LabCorp or Quest.  
Specimen collection for COVID-19 antibody testing is NOT being
performed at LabCorp or Quest Patient Service Centers but will be
performed by Dr. Silberman at New Jersey Sports Medicine.

A positive serologic antibody result indicates that an individual has likely
produced an immune response to the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) virus. A
negative serologic antibody result indicates that an individual has not
developed detectable antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) at the time
of testing.  Negative results do not rule out SARS-CoV-2 infection.   
Positive antibody results may be due to past or present infection with
non-SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus strains, such as coronavirus HKU1, NL63,
OC43, or 229E.  The test may produce false positives and false
negatives.  The LabCorp serological antibody test has not been reviewed
by the FDA, but are being offered by the company in accordance with the
public health emergency guidance issued by the FDA on March 16

Reimbursement and pricing for the New Jersey LabCorp COVID-19
serologic antibody tests are not yet determined  (April 27).  

For more information for New Jersey COVID antibody testing click
LabCorp COVID-19 Serology Antibody Test.
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