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COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 47: Serology Testing for COVID-19

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COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 47: Serology Testing for COVID-19

This episode is shared from Answers from the Lab and was originally published June 16, 2020. Guest: Elitza Theel, Ph.D. (@ElliTheelPhD) Host: Bobbi S. Pritt, M.D. (@ParasiteGal) Elitza Theel, Ph.D., Laboratory Director of…
August 17, 2020

COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 47: Serology Testing for COVID-19

This episode is shared from Answers from the Lab and was originally published June 16, 2020. 

Guest: Elitza Theel, Ph.D. (@ElliTheelPhD

Host: Bobbi S. Pritt, M.D. (@ParasiteGal

Elitza Theel, Ph.D., Laboratory Director of the Infectious Diseases Serology Laboratory at Mayo Clinic, led the efforts to evaluate and implement the serologic antibody test for COVID-19. She gives an overview of Mayo Clinic’s COVID-19 antibody test, as well as the role of antibody testing during the pandemic, and how sensitivity, specificity, and prevalence play a large role in the positive predictive value of a test. 

AskMayoExpert COVID-19 Resources: https://askmayoexpert.mayoclinic.org/navigator/COVID-19 

Connect with the Mayo Clinic’s School of Continuous Professional Development online at https://ce.mayo.edu/ or on Twitter @MayoMedEd 

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