The test for antibodies to the coronavirus will be available in Russian serological laboratories within 10 days. This was announced on April 14 by the Deputy Director of the Central research Institute of epidemiology of Rospotrebnadzor Alexander Gorelov.
“Within 10 days, the test system will be available for laboratories in the Russian Federation, for any serological laboratory that conducts blood tests,” he said on channel One.
According to Gorelov, after all quarantine measures are completed, the test will be available, including in private laboratories.
The launch of testing for antibodies to the coronavirus was announced yesterday by the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova.
On the same day, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova said that Moscow would be the first Russian region to receive tests for antibodies to the coronavirus. According to the Deputy Prime Minister, doctors will first check for antibodies to determine which of them has had the coronavirus.
An outbreak of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes COVID-19 disease, occurred in the Chinese city of Wuhan in late December 2019. Who announced the pandemic on March 11.