Antigen Test - what is it and how the test is done
With the increased risk of every other person developing the COVID-19 virus due to its increased prevalence, testing for Coronavirus has become the new normal. Thankfully, self-testing kits have...
Find out where to get a Rapid Covid Test (Lateral Flow Test) in Sommariva del Bosco. Compare details and costs for an Antigen Test from the best labs in Italy.
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Usually antigen tests/lateral flow tests do not require the prescription of a doctor in Italy. However, it is good to inform your doctor about the values of the results in order to enable it to assess whether or not there is the need to prescribe a possible molecular tests.
This test is less accurate than the gold standard PCR test; however, the test accuracy has shown to be higher when used by trained laboratory staff.
The PCR test may take too much time for the results to be conclusive. A lateral antibody test is less costly, faster and more sensitive to identifying the covid19 virus. It has been important for hospital workers, frontline workers, and caregivers in times of covid19.