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Covid-19 Finger-Prick Antibody Test (CE Marked)
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Product Description

Covid-19 Finger-Prick Antibody Test (CE Marked)

Covid-19 Coronavirus Finger-Prick Antibody Test (CE Marked)

This IgG IgM Antibody Test will tell you whether your immune system has produced antibodies in response to Covid-19. The test is CE marked and MHRA approved.

This test requires a finger-prick blood sample to be collected at home and sent to our accredited UK laboratory for testing.

Inside your home testing package, you will find:

  • A gold-topped blood collection tube
  • A pack of Lancets to prick your finger
  • Pre-lancet antiseptic wipe and plaster
  • A pathology form
  • A postage-paid envelope to return your sample
  • A full set of instructions.

Once you have taken your sample, please use the postage-paid envelope to send it to our laboratory. You will receive your results within one working day of your sample’s arrival at the laboratory.


When can I have the test?

You should wait at least 14 days after the onset of your symptoms before having this test. This ensures the accuracy of the test (specificity of 100% and sensitivity of 97.4%).

Who is this test suitable for?

This test is suitable for anyone who wants to find out whether their body has produced IgG / IgM antibodies to a previous Covid-19 infection.

What should I do when my kit arrives?

Please read the full set of instructions in your kit before collecting your sample. You can then take your blood sample using the lancets provided to prick your finger. Once you have collected your sample, please use the postage-paid return envelope to send it to the laboratory.

How will I receive my results?

Once your results are ready to view, we will send you an email to notify you. To access your results, simply log into your online Patient Area using the log-in details sent to you at the time of booking. Our advisors work around the clock to make sure that you receive your results as quickly as possible.

Why choose Better2Know for your Covid-19 test?

  • Fast, accurate results. Your results will be ready within 24 hours of your sample’s arrival at the laboratory.
  • Accredited laboratories. Your sample will be analysed at the highest clinical standards.
  • Online results. Check your results conveniently in your online Patient Area.
  • 24/7 results reporting. You will receive your results as soon as our laboratory has processed your sample.
  • Email notification. We will email you as soon as your results are ready to view.
  • 24/7 patient support. Our Patient Services team are available around the clock.
  • Order before 4pm and we will post your test kit to you on the same day.
  • Live chat. Contact our advisors quickly and conveniently using our online webchat.

When will my home testing kit be posted?

Orders placed before 4pm, Monday to Friday, will be sent out on the same day. All orders include Free Delivery.

How much does a coronavirus antibody test cost?

This Covid-19 Antibody home test is available for £59.95.

How it works

How It Works

Buying your home test kits online is simple:

  • 1 Buy your test online.
  • 2 Receive it in the post.
  • 3 Provide a sample.
  • 4 Free return postage to the lab.
  • 5 Check your results securely online.

We provide a completely confidential and anonymous service. Please refer to our FAQs above, for more information. If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us, using the phone number at the top of the page.

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Testing

Q: What will my results tell me?

Your result will be positive or negative. A positive result suggests that you have had Covid-19 and your immune system has produced antibodies in response to the virus. However, this may not mean that you are immune to Covid-19. You may still be able to pass the virus to others or become infected with Covid-19 again. The length of time any immunity may last is still being investigated by researchers around the world. If your result is negative, this indicates that your body has not produced Covid-19 specific antibodies. This may be for one of the following reasons: • You have never had Covid-19. • You have had Covid-19 but your body did not produce specific antibodies to fight the infection. Instead, other immune system factors and antibodies may have helped with your recovery. • You have had Covid-19 and produced antibodies, but they are no longer detectable. • You are currently infected with Covid-19, but your body has not yet begun to produce antibodies in response.

Q: Can any factors affect the results of this test?

As explained above, there are various reasons why you may receive a negative result. This does not mean that the test is inaccurate. There is still much for the medical industry to learn about Covid-19, including how long antibodies remain in the body, what this means for immunity, and why the virus affects individuals differently.


Delivery

Q: When will you send my kit to me?

If your order is placed before 4pm on a working day, it will be sent by first class post on the same day. Orders placed after 4pm will be sent the next working day, while orders placed over the weekend will be sent out on Monday.

Q: What does the kit packaging look like?

Your kit will arrive in a plain envelope with your name and address typed on it.


Confidentiality

Q: Who will have access to my results?

Your results and personal data are kept completely private and confidential. Better2Know will never share your test results with anyone else without your permission.

Q: Why do you need my email address?

After placing your order, we will email your login details to access your results online. We will also send a confirmation email when your kit has been dispatched and notify you when your results are ready. We do not email any marketing materials or sell on your details to any third parties, hence why we do not ask you to opt-in or opt-out.

Q: Do I need to use my real name?

No, but the postman does need to know where to deliver the kit to. As long as you use a name that will get the kit to you, then we do not need your real name.


Other

Q: What if I have more questions?

You can reply to one of the emails sent to you by Louise from our Patient Services team. You can also contact our sexual health advisors by sending a message using our live chat facility or phoning our team who are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.