Dr. Coule explains the difference between COVID-19 and antibody tests

As researchers work to better understand the scope of the COVID-19 pandemic locally, Augusta University Health is now conducting antibody testing to detect whether people have previously been exposed to coronavirus and developed antibodies against it.

But how is an antibody test different from the COVID-19 test? AU Health’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Phillip Coule breaks it all down in this video.

Learn more about AU Health’s antibody testing site at Columbia County and view our COVID-19 resource page for the latest information on the coronavirus.


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Danielle Harris is Senior Media Relations Coordinator at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-721-7511 or deharris1@augusta.edu.

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