Testing available for consumers and employers
PHILADELPHIA, May 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — vybe urgent care, with 11 centers in the greater Philadelphia market, is pleased to offer COVID-19 serological antibody testing to help patients determine if they’ve already been exposed to the coronavirus. The COVID-19 serum antibody test is used to detect the presence of antibodies, not to diagnose active infection. A positive result indicates that the individual has had exposure to COVID-19. Some people infected with COVID-19 will never exhibit symptoms but will have detectable antibodies.
With the addition of antibody testing, vybe is now offering patients two options for coronavirus testing:
PCR Diagnostic test (nasal swab) – A viral diagnostic test that tells sick or exposed patients they have an active COVID-19 infection. Since those currently infected