Shaukat Khanum Hospital Receives the Only FDA Approved Antibody Blood Testing Kits

Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre (SKMCH&RC) is now offering Coronavirus antibody blood tests all over Pakistan for Rs. 1,950.

According to reports, the antibody blood test kit available at SKMCH&RC is the first-ever antibody test kit approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

COVID-19 antibody tests include drawing blood from a vein in the arm. The blood sample is then tested to determine whether a person has developed antibodies against Coronavirus. If the test result shows that a person has antibodies, it means that they have been infected with COVID-19 at some time in the past. This also means that the person is now possibly immune to the disease.


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Coronavirus antibody blood testing facility is available at more than 80 laboratories of SKMCH&RC across Pakistan. SKMCH&RC has stated that revenue generated from antibody tests will be spent on the treatment of cancer patients.

Last month, SKMCH&RC started free COVID-19 diagnostic tests at a time when other high-end private hospitals were charging as much as Rs. 8,000 for a single Coronavirus test.

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