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Research from University of Washington shows high performance of Abbott’s SARS-CoV-2 antibody blood test

Research from University of Washington shows high performance of Abbott’s SARS-CoV-2 antibody blood test

ABBOTT PARK, Ill. — Abbott announced on Friday new research, published in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology, which found that its SARS-CoV-2 IgG lab-based serology blood test had 99.9% specificity and 100% sensitivity for detecting the IgG antibody in patients 17 days or more after symptoms began. Independent research was conducted by University of Washington School of