Category: Virology

Serological assays for SARS-COV-2 vaccine responses

PathCare has introduced an antibody test that is capable of detecting antibodies directed against the SARS-CoV-2 spike (“S”) protein, induced by SARS-CoV-2 vaccines or by natural infection. Diagnostic assays previously introduced only target the nucleocapsid (“N”)...

COVID-19 ANTIBODY TEST

In response to the many questions being asked of us as to when we would be able to offer antibody testing; this is a brief note of explanation as to the processes we have to follow before we may offer the tests. For suppliers of invitro diagnostic tests to sell test...

Coronavirus

PathCare now offers SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19 testing On 31 December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) China country office reported a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)...

Eastern Cape respiratory surveillance data

Below we present the PathCare susceptibility data for common community-acquired respiratory tract organisms isolated from lower respiratory tract samples of patients in the Eastern Cape during 2018. As this data reflects the susceptibility of all isolates, including...