26 Apr The Tests. Immunity
Posted at 09:53h in Articles, Informative note
While awaiting the arrival of the long-awaited vaccine, the only contribution of confidence to carry out the reopening of the economy is to know the real immunity of the population. And this is only achieved with the maximum performance of the Seroprevalence Test.
- Those who look for traces in the body of the infected potential of the genetic material of the Antigen (if it is a pathogen and not a toxin). They are called PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction). Using this analysis technique, which brought a Nobel Prize to its inventor, the patient’s blood sample is searched for the remains of the virus’s genetic material, that is, its RNA. It is of conclusive effectiveness.
- Those looking for specific Antibodies in the body of the infected potential. They measure the amounts of IgG and IgM. Here we frame two types of tests: