The SDI Group have the ability to perform rapid COVID-19 antigen and antibody testing! Authorized by Health Canada our trained professionals can conduct this testing at either our office, your office, or your job site and deliver results at the Point-of-Care with 98% accuracy.
Antigen Rapid Test – is used to determine infection by utilizing a nasopharyngeal swab. This test will detect both viable and nonviable virus in both nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal secretions.
Antibody Rapid Test – is used to determine previous exposure to the virus by detecting the presence of SARS-CoV-2 IgM and IgG antibodies instantly from a whole blood sample collected from a minimally-invasive fingerstick blood collection process.
Clients who have requested this testing use it for the following:
Quickly diagnose to guide possible quarantine, reduce exposure, and inform initial care
Test outside of an acute care setting due to limited patient mobility, and high risk