May 23, 2020

U of T researchers develop rapid, sensitive antibody test for COVID-19

Health Canada recently announced it approved the first serological test for COVID-19. However, concerns have been raised over the ability of some methods to detect potentially low antibody levels in people who were recently infected or suffered mild or no symptoms.

“Ideally, we want to have a test that is very fast, low cost and accurate,” says Stagljar, whose team is working to achieve just that. Learn more here.