Coronavirus Doctor's Note: Importance and flaws with antibody tests

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Coronavirus: Importance and flaws with antibody tests
In this episode of Doctor's Note, Dr. Alok Patel explains the importance of and flaws with novel coronavirus antibody tests.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Antibody tests tell us who has been exposed to COVID-19. It plays a crucial role to reopening society, but there are flaws.

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There are more than 90 tests being marketed and sold, but the FDA has approved just a fraction of them.

Dr. Alok Patel explains why it is so important to ask questions before paying for an antibody test in the video above.

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