antibody testing

  • COVID-19 May 27

    Virginia Begins Posting Daily Antibody Test Numbers and Results Online

    This week, Virginia began releasing information on how many people have been tested for coronavirus antibodies and how many of those tests have come back positive. Antibodies are blood proteins produced by the immune system and can be an indicator of prior coronavirus exposure, not current infection. They may offer some level of protection from future infection, whether the individual...

  • Coronavirus in Virginia May 27

    Virginia Posting Antibody Test Results Online

    This week, Virginia began releasing information on how many people have been tested for antibodies and how many have come back positive. The News4 I-Team found nearly half of the state’s antibody tests have been in Northern Virginia. Investigative Reporter Jodie Fleischer explains the impact that could have.

  • Coronavirus in DC Area May 22

    Early Results Show 6% of Virginians Tested Have Coronavirus Antibodies

    As our local communities shift toward reopening, many who want to get back to the office are wondering whether they might have coronavirus antibodies, especially if scientists determine that provides some level of immunity from future infections. Public health officials in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia are not yet offering serology testing, but dozens of private labs and health providers...

  • Coronavirus in DC Area May 22

    What Health Departments Are Doing With Antibody Test Results

    As communities shift toward reopening many who want to get back to the office are wondering whether they might have antibodies from COVID-19. The News4 I-Team learned tens of thousands of people across DC, Maryland and Virginia have already gotten tested. Investigative Reporter Jodie Fleischer shows what health departments are doing with those results.

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