Major League Baseball’s Ambitious COVID-19 Study Relies on Minneapolis Company

April 20  

Via Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

“The SMTRL bought 15,000 of the tests from Premier Biotech. The tests provide results within 10 minutes, and Premier’s are among the most accurate tests currently available, Eichner said. Antibody, or serology, tests for COVID-19 usually cost in the ballpark of $10 to $20 each, according to Forbes.”

“It’s unusual that Premier Biotech, which usually specializes in testing for illicit drug use, pivoted to selling antibody tests, but Eichner said that these sorts of changes are the new normal during the COVID-19.”

“‘We’re doing the same thing,’ he said, referring to his own lab’s pivot. ‘People are just chipping in the best we can.'”

Learn more about Premier Biotech’s role in the groundbreaking MLB COVID-19 study from MSPBJ


The Medical Alley Association is providing COVID-19 related information, including the “COVID-19 Resource Connect” feature on its website and summaries of laws, executive orders, and government programs that may be of interest to members, as a public service.   The Medical Alley Association makes no representations, guarantees, or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness, currency, or suitability of the COVID-19 related information provided by the Medical Alley Association on its website, in newsletters, or in any other communications. The Medical Alley Association specifically disclaims any and all liability for any claims or damages that may result from providing COVID-19 related information online or in other communications or linking to third party websites or other sources of information. The Medical Alley Association makes no effort to independently verify, and does not exert editorial control over, information provided by third parties.  

The Medical Alley Association does not endorse any of the products, vendors, consultants, or documentation referenced in, or connected to parties through, the COVID-19 Resource Connect feature or via email or other communications.

Success message!
Warning message!
Error message!