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    COVID-19 Testing

    A full range of antibody, antigen and molecular SARS-CoV-2 tests

    Testing is key for the new normal

    Highly accurate testing at scale is essential as we move into the next phase​ of the pandemic. Whether the testing is done in laboratories across the globe​ or your local pharmacy, those tests must be of the highest quality, enabling safe movement throughout our communities.

    COVID-19 testing, explained

    From rapid and large-scale laboratory antigen testing used to diagnose and isolate infected people quickly to the gold standard PCR testing for accurate and early detection through testing for the long-term management and monitoring of disease, there are many options to combat the pandemic and rebuild public confidence.

    COVID-19 testing, explained

    Rapid antigen testing is used to identify and isolate infected people quickly, with no lab equipment required.

    • Rapid antigen testing can be performed anywhere that fast results are needed.
    • For patients with or without COVID-19 symptoms.
    • No laboratory personnel or equipment are required.
    • Nasal specimens can be collected by a healthcare provider or self- collected under the supervision of a healthcare professional.
    COVID-19 testing, explained

    Gold standard for accurate and early detection of infection.3

    • The FTD SARS-CoV-2 Assay was ranked in the top 5 for analytical sensitivity in an FDA comparative study.5
    • The FTD SARS-CoV-2 Assay has been confirmed to detect the main variants and clades of SARS-CoV-2 that are currently circulating with a 100% detection rate.6
    COVID-19 testing, explained

    Measure persistence of immune response over time with a semi-quantitative result.7

    • Antibody tests monitor the long-term duration of the immune response.
    • The SARS-CoV-2 Total Assay was recognized by PHE as top-performing antibody assay.8
    • The SARS-CoV-2 Total and IgG assays detect antibodies to the receptor-binding domain (RBD) of the S1 spike antigen, the most unique portion of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.10,11
    • The assays run on a large installed base of ~20,000 analyzers worldwide.12

    Tools for assessing presence of the virus and for assessing immune status

    Siemens Healthineers continues to deliver high-value COVID-19 care across disciplines throughout the patient care pathway.


    Antibody Testing2

    Our SARS-CoV-2 antibody tests provide a semi-quantitative and/or qualitative result. Semi-quantitative measurements of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies help clinicians assess the level of an individual‘s immune response.

    FTD SarsCoV-2

    Molecular Testing2

    Molecular testing is critical to understanding an infectious​ disease outbreak, and our RT-PCR assay is fundamental to determining current infection.

    POC Testing

    Point of Care Testing1

    As society continues to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a critical public health need to get ahead of the spread with a fast and simple test for all.​