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U-Developed Antibody Test, Key Component in Reopening Minnesota

April 23, 2020

A second test for COVID-19, developed by University of Minnesota Medical School researchers, will play a role in the state’s plan to reopen Minnesota. This test looks for antibodies generated after exposure to the virus, and combined with the University’s diagnostic (PCR) test, helps categorize those tested into four categories—information that will equip the state to confidently send Minnesotans back to work.

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