FDA: COVID-19 Test Kit Manufacturers

Antibody Tests May Now Be Readily Available, But They Are Not All Reliable
May 1, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Serological Test Validation and Education Efforts
April 18, 2020

Laboratories that have notified the FDA that they have validated their own COVID-19 test and have started patient testing

Test Kit Manufacturers and Commercial Laboratories Table:


Roche to Launch Virus Antibody Test at Start of May: CEO

Roche to Launch Virus Antibody Test at Start of May: CEO
April 22, 2020
Bloomberg Markets and Finance

‘A disaster’: Roche CEO’s verdict on some COVID-19 antibody tests
April 22, 2020

Covid-19 antibody test takes 8 minutes. But does it work?
April 20, 2020

  • 5:50
    sometimes it takes a few weeks to detect antibodies
  • FDA has approved 4 antibody tests
  • SARS former patients: 80% of of them still had immmunity after 3 years
  • there are other coronavirus for which patients’ immunity doesn’t last longer than 1 season

In Search of COVID-19 Immunity (April 16, 2020)

In Search of COVID-19 Immunity
April 16, 2020
The Agenda with Steve Paikin

The race is on to find treatments for COVID-19. One of the most promising options being tested in Canada and around the world includes using antibodies from the blood plasma of recovered patients to help others fight the disease. The Agenda discusses the trial, as well as what is known about building immunity to the virus.

COVID-19 > the antibody test

UK gov coronavirus update: Johnson promises to ramp up testing – 25th March
Channel 4 News

the antibody test: not yet absolutely evaluated
after a few weeks, possible as few as 1 week
no components to create tests

Wednesday 1st April, Global update
Dr. John Campbell