Testing for SARS-CoV-2: Practical Strategies for the Implementation and Interpretation of COVID-19 Antigen and Antibody Tests
- Recall the natural history of SARS-CoV-2 infection and the appearance of antigens and antibodies;
- Relate the differences between antigen and antibody tests, including differences in implementation, interpretation, practical use, and limitations;
- Compare testing strategies for symptomatic patients, for exposed patients, and for asymptomatic patients, including the need for repeat testing;
- Describe how to effectively implement testing policies for ambulatory care centers during the resumption of full ambulatory health services.
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Professor of Medicine
Chief, Section of Infectious Disease
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