Stanford Pathology in the News

Antibody tests could be crucial in COVID-19 fight

MENLO PARK, Calif. (BCN) - In the fight against COVID-19, they may be the next frontier—antibody tests.

Dr. Scott Boyd, associate professor of pathology at the university, said, "We think they're actually the main line of defense that would prevent you from getting reinfected if you get exposed in the future to the virus."

The presence of antibodies indicates previous exposure to COVID-19 and possibly some measure of immunity.

There's a rush to get these kinds of tests on the market...