Minnesota readies antibody COVID-19 response

April 13  

Via Star Tribune

“The University of Minnesota and Mayo Clinic are now both offering clinical antibody tests to find out who has recovered from COVID-19, a respiratory illness that has been lab-confirmed in 1,650 cases and caused 70 deaths in the state.”

“Usage of the U’s new test started Monday at M Health Fairview’s Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul, which was converted last month into a 90-bed COVID-19 treatment facility. Priority will be to test doctors, nurses and others treating COVID-19 who are at greatest risk of exposure to the novel coronavirus causing the illness. Mayo launched its antibody testing last week and so far has checked 86 workers or patients.”

Read more on the U of M and Mayo Clinic’s new serological tests


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