In the US, they learned to determine the effectiveness of antibodies to COVID

American scientists have announced a new method for testing antibodies to COVID-19, Free News reports concerning Medicalexpress.

According to the publication, a scientist from the Children’s Research Institute in Seattle, Steven Smith, found that using the method of immunoprecipitation detected by flow cytometry (IP-FCM), you can instantly detect the presence of antibodies in the body that block the binding of a new type of virus to the body’s cell.

He explained that conventional antibody tests only detect their presence but cannot determine their effectiveness in fighting the virus.

“Our test can provide this information overnight,” Steven Smith says.

According to the scientist, the innovative development will allow people to get additional information about their immune status.

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