WHO COVID-19 Initiative Enters Sublicense Agreement for COVID Serology Test
The nonexclusive sublicense allows Biotech Africa to manufacture and commercialize a test to detect prior COVID infection.
Euroimmun to Distribute GenScript Serology COVID-19 Test in US, Canada
GenScript's test measures a relative concentration of neutralizing antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in patients and received FDA EUA in late 2020.
Quest Receives $19.5M Contract From CDC for COVID-19 Serology Testing
The company will test for anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in samples from 45 states and Puerto Rico to identify the proportion of the population infected or vaccinated.
Antibody assays cannot be used for a SARS-CoV-2 diagnosis, but some evidence is emerging that they could eventually detect immunity from the infection.
WHO Inks License Agreement for Commercialization, Manufacturing of COVID-19 Antibody Test Technology
One of the tests can distinguish the immune response of individuals who were infected with SARS-CoV-2 from those who were vaccinated.